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Who was the most erotic poet of the late Renaissance and early Baroque, when the quatrain reached its courtly zenith?

The commonest stanza is a quatrain consisting of four heptasyllabic lines with the rhyme at the end of the couplet.

Don Tiburcio converted into a quatrain—two feet, one longer than the other, between two crutches!

A stanza of two lines is called a couplet; of three lines, a triplet; of four lines, a quatrain.

It is divided into two parts: the first consisting of an octave or double quatrain, and the other of a sestet.

The parodist who wrote the following newspaper quatrain was no enemy of the automobile in spite of his cynicism.

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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quatrain, such as: ballad, composition, epic, lyric, poetry, and rhyme.

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