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clerihew British & World English

A short comic or nonsensical verse, typically in two rhyming couplets with lines of unequal length and referring to a famous person

clerihew New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

short comic verse on a famous person

Clerihew in clerihew British & World English

A short comic or nonsensical verse, typically in two rhyming couplets with lines of unequal length and referring to a famous person

Bentley, Edmund Clerihew British & World English

(1875–1956), English journalist and novelist, inventor of the comic verse form, the clerihew