rondel
or rondelle noun Etymology: Middle English rondel, roundel — more at roundel Date: 14th century 1. (usually rondelle) a circular object; especially a circular jewel or jeweled ring 2. a. (usually rondel) a fixed form of verse based on two rhyme sounds and consisting usually of 14 lines in three stanzas in which the first two lines of the first stanza are repeated as the refrain of the second and third stanzas b. a poem in this form c. rondeau 1

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  • rondel — RONDÉL, rondeluri, s.n. Specie a poeziei lirice cu formă fixă, având 13 (sau 14) versuri repartizate în trei strofe, în care primul vers este identic cu al şaptelea şi al treisprezecelea, iar al doilea cu al patrulea şi ultimul vers. – Din it.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Rondel — (from Old French, the diminutive of roont round , meaning small circle ) may refer to: * Rondel (dagger) or roundel , type of medieval dagger * Rondel (armour), a circular piece of steel, as part of an armour harness, that normally protects a… …   Wikipedia

  • rondel — ● rondel nom masculin Ancienne forme de rondeau. rondel [ʀɔ̃dɛl] n. m. ⇒ 1. Rondeau. ❖ HOM. Rondelle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rondel — late 14c., from O.Fr. rondel short poem, lit. small circle, dim. of roont (fem. roonde) circular (see ROUND (Cf. round)). Metrical form of 14 lines with only two rhymes. So called because the initial couplet is repeated at the end …   Etymology dictionary

  • rondel — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż III, D. rondeldla; lm D. rondeldli {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} niskie naczynie kuchenne z rączką : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Rondel do smażenia, duszenia mięsa. {{/stl 10}}{{stl 20}}… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • rondel — (Del fr. rondel). m. Composición poética corta en que se repite al final el primer verso o las primeras palabras …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Rondel — Ron del, n. [Cf. {Rondeau}, {Roundel}.] 1. (Fort.) A small round tower erected at the foot of a bastion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. [F.] (a) Same as {Rondeau}. (b) Specifically, a particular form of rondeau containing fourteen lines in two rhymes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rondel — Rondel, 1) ehemals bei den Festungen ein runder starker Thurm, welcher statt der Basteten diente; 2) ein von Erde aufgeworfenes Werk, mit einer Mauer umgeben, welches an den Thoren u. an den Ecken der Stadt angelegt wurde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rondel — Rondēl (frz.), Rundturm, Bastion in Festungen; rundes Blumen , Rasenbeet; auch s.v.w. Rondeau (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • rondel — sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: literario. Composición poética corta, de origen francés, en la que se repite al final el primer verso o las primeras palabras …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • rondel — ► NOUN ▪ a rondeau, especially one of three stanzas of thirteen or fourteen lines with a two line refrain. ORIGIN Old French, from rond round …   English terms dictionary

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