Definition of Tercets

1. Noun. (plural of tercet) ¹



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Definition of Tercets

1. tercet [n] - See also: tercet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tercets

terce
tercel
tercel gentle
tercel gentles
tercelet
tercelets
tercellene
tercels
tercels gentle
tercentenaries
tercentenary
tercentennial
tercentennials
terces
tercet
tercets (current term)
tercian
tercians
tercile
terciles
tercine
tercio
tercios
terdiurnal
terebate
terebates
terebene
terebenes
terebenthene

Literary usage of Tercets

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1. The Sonnet; Its Origin, Structure, and Place in Poetry: With Original by Charles Tomlinson (1874)
"... and a sestet of six; these being further subdivided into two quatrains and two tercets, each of the two separate parts having its own system of rhymes. ..."

2. Sonnets on the Sonnet: An Anthology (1898)
"QUATRAINS AND tercets I hear the quatrains' rolling melody, The second answering back her sister's sounds Like a repeated music, that resounds A second time ..."

3. The Sonnet: Its Origin, Structure, and Place in Poetry by Charles Tomlinson (1874)
"... and a sestet of six ; these being further subdivided into two quatrains and two tercets, each of the two separate parts having its own system of rhymes. ..."

4. Grammar of the French Language by Nicolas Wanostrocht (1824)
"Le sixain se coupe en deux tercets, c'est-à-dire, en deux stances de trois vers. ... Les deux quatrains et les deux tercets doivent être terminés chacun par ..."

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