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  • Assonantal — As so*nan tal, a. Assonant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assonantal — See assonant. * * * …   Universalium

  • assonantal — as·so·nan·tal …   English syllables

  • assonantal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • assonance — noun Etymology: French, from Latin assonare to answer with the same sound, from ad + sonare to sound, from sonus sound more at sound Date: 1727 1. resemblance of sound in words or syllables 2. a. relatively close juxtaposition of similar sounds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dáibhí Ó Bruadair — (1625 – January 1698) was one of the most significant Irish language poets of the 17th century. He lived through a momentous time in Irish history and his work serves as testimony to the death of the old Irish cultural and political order and the …   Wikipedia

  • assonance — assonant, adj., n. assonantal /as euh nan tl/, assonantic, adj. /as euh neuhns/, n. 1. resemblance of sounds. 2. Also called vowel rhyme. Pros. rhyme in which the same vowel sounds are used with different consonants in the stressed syllables of… …   Universalium

  • seguidilla — /say geuh deel yeuh, dee yeuh, seg euh /; Sp. /se gee dhee lyah/, n., pl. seguidillas / deel yeuhz, dee yeuhz/; Sp. / dhee lyahs/. 1. Pros. a stanza of four to seven lines with a distinctive rhythmic pattern. 2. a Spanish dance in triple meter… …   Universalium

  • Agnus Dei (in Liturgy) —     Agnus Dei (in Liturgy)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Agnus Dei (in Liturgy)     A name given to the formula recited thrice by the priest at Mass (except on Good Friday and Holy Saturday) in the Roman rite. It occurs towards the end of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • David O'Bruadair —     David O Bruadair     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► David O Bruadair     An Irish poet, b. about 1625, most probably in the barony of Barrymore, Co. Cork, but according to many authorities in that of Connello, Co. Limerick; d. January 1698. He was …   Catholic encyclopedia

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