Definition of Rimes
1. Noun. (plural of rime) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of rime) ¹
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Definition of Rimes
1. rime [v] - See also: rime
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Literary usage of Rimes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shakespeare's Pronunciation [I]: A Shakespeare Phonology, with a Rime-index by Wilhelm Viëtor (1906)
"rimes in [e] and [ae], and various rimes in [er]. § 31. ... rimes in [ae:] and [aei]. § 37. Rime in [ae:] and [o] 48 CHAPTER X.—VOWELS, [ae] IN CAN. § 38. ..."
2. An Introduction to Old Provençal Versification by Frank M. Chambers (1985)
"All eight lines nominally have twelve syllables, and those with masculine rimes really do; those with feminine rimes, however, have thirteen syllables by ..."
3. A History of French Versification by Leon Emile Kastner (1903)
"When rimes are coupled two by two they are called plates or suivies. ... rimes are called crois/es when masculine verses alternate with feminine verses or ..."
4. A History of English Rhythms by Edwin Guest (1882)
"In like manner, by tripling the odd verses in th-' ballet-stave of 8, with two rimes, we obtain a stanza of 1' verses, which may be found in the romance of ..."
5. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"Sometimes Mercedes sided with her husband, some- rimes with her brother. The result was a beautiful and unending family quarrel. Starting from a dispute as ..."
6. Shakespeare's Pronunciation [I]: A Shakespeare Phonology, with a Rime-index by Wilhelm Viëtor (1906)
"rimes in [e:] and [aе:]. § 28. Apparent rimes in [e:] and [aei] 34 CHAPTER VII. ... rimes in [e] and [se], and various rimes in [er]. § 31. ..."
7. A Manual of English Literature: Historical and Critical : with an Appendix by Thomas Arnold (1885)
"The interweaving of the rimes obviates that sense of discontinuity which the ear ... They have no fewer than seven rimes, and consist merely of three ..."