Definition of Sestets

1. Noun. (plural of sestet) ¹



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Definition of Sestets

1. sestet [n] - See also: sestet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sestets

sesspools
sestamibi
sester
sesterce
sesterces
sesters
sesterterpene
sesterterpenes
sesterterpenoid
sesterterpenoids
sestertia
sestertii
sestertium
sestertius
sestets (current term)
sestett
sestette
sestettes
sestetto
sestettos
sestetts
sestina
sestinas
sestines
seston
sestons
sestrin
sestrins

Literary usage of Sestets

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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"Onslow left two sestets—opp. 30 and 77 bis. It should be noticed that the ... [Vocal sestets occur in operas whenever the dramatic exigencies of the piece ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"Instrumental sestets are of two kinds ; those for strings only, which belong to ... Onslow left I sestets—ops. 30 and 77 bis. It should be noticed that the ..."

3. An Introduction to Poetry: For Students of English Literature by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1909)
"My ear cannot grasp octaves and sestets as readily as it can grasp couplets, and it therefore is better pleased when their integrity is preserved and ..."

4. A Primer of English Verse: Chiefly in Its æsthetic and Organic Character by Hiram Corson (1892)
"... whose sestets exhibit one or other of these exceptional rhyme-schemes is comparatively small. After noting the metrical arrangements of 760 sonnets, ..."

5. Representative Sonnets by American Poets: With an Essay on the Sonnet, Its by Charles Henry Crandall (1890)
"When we study the arrangement of sestets, we find the rhyme-order of one-two-three, ... In 107 sonnets the sestets rhyme as one-two, one-two, one-two, ..."

6. Representative Sonnets by American Poets: With an Essay on the Sonnet, Its by Charles Henry Crandall (1890)
"When we study* the arrangement of sestets, we find the rhyme-order of one-two-three, ... In 107 sonnets the sestets rhyme as one-two, one-two, one-two, ..."

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