Definition of quatorzain in English:

quatorzain

Line breaks: quat¦orz|ain
Pronunciation: /ˈkatəzeɪn/

noun

  • A fourteen-line poem, especially an irregular sonnet.

Origin

late 16th century: from French quatorzaine 'set of fourteen', from quatorze 'fourteen'.

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