What is another word for couplet?

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[ kˈʌplət], [ kˈʌplət], [ k_ˈʌ_p_l_ə_t]

A couplet refers to two lines of poetry that usually rhyme and contain the same meter or rhythm. However, there are several synonyms for this term that can be used interchangeably. One term often used in literature is a distich, which also refers to two lines of verse. A rhyming couplet or heroic couplet often describes a pair of lines written in iambic pentameter, a common meter in poetry, and used in many sonnets. Additionally, a paired verse, a dyad, or a twosome can also be used to describe a couplet. No matter which term is used, a well-crafted couplet can leave a lasting impression on the reader.

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    Usage examples for Couplet

    One related to the history of a pair of corduroy breeches, year by year, since the close of the last decade, each year being treated of in a couplet.
    "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
    W. C. Scully
    There is a popular couplet which says- "When Adam delved and Eve span, Who was then the gentleman?"
    "Political economy"
    W. Stanley Jevons
    They include also the farmers' wives, the kitchen slaves of whom the old couplet tells: "Man's work ends from sun to sun, But woman's work is never done."
    "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
    Upton Sinclair

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