Definition of tail rhyme in English:
A rhyme involving couplets, triplets, or stanzas, each with a tag or additional short line.
- In addition to these tail rhymes all of the lines, bar the refrain, include at least two internal rhymes and usually even more than that.
- I will have to consult the rest of the jury but I can venture a guess that tail rhymes are not allowed but assonance and consonance are fair game.
- With the exception of A Mery Gest, whose metre Edwards describes as a form of tail rhyme, all of More's poetry (including the Pico Verse translations) are written in rhyme royal.
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