Definition of Romaunt

1. n. A romantic story in verse; as, the "Romaunt of the Rose."



Definition of Romaunt

1. Noun. (archaic) A romantic story told in verse; a romance. ¹

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Definition of Romaunt

1. a long, medieval narrative [n -S]

Medical Definition of Romaunt

1. A romantic story in verse; as, the "Romaunt of the Rose." "O, hearken, loving hearts and bold, Unto my wild romaunt." (Mrs. Browning) See: Romance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Romaunt

romanticists
romanticizable
romanticization
romanticizations
romanticize
romanticized
romanticizes
romanticizing
romanticly
romanticness
romantics
romany
romarchite
romas
romaunce
romaunt (current term)
romaunts
rombergism
rombowline
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romeite
romekin
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romeldale
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romeos
romesco
romeward
romic

Literary usage of Romaunt

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"It is en- titu led, The romaunt of the Rose; or, The Art of Love: wherein is ... who wrote a book called, The romaunt of the Rose; which book if I only had, ..."

2. The Chaucer Canon: With a Discussion of the Works Associated with the Name by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"THE case of The romaunt of the Rose is peculiar, and deserves three chapters to itself. The difficulty arises from the fact that it is not homogeneous, ..."

3. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1920)
"THE romaunt OF THE ROSE. It has already been said (p. 7) that Chaucer translated the romaunt, and that a version has been current under his name for ..."

4. The English Poets: Selections by Thomas Humphry Ward, Matthew Arnold (1880)
"THE romaunt OF THE ROSE. It has already been said (p. 7) that Chaucer translated the romaunt, and that a version has been current under his name for ..."

5. The English Poets: Selections by Thomas Humphry Ward (1908)
"THE romaunt OF THE ROSE. It has already been said (p. 7) that Chaucer translated the romaunt, and that a version has been current under his name for ..."

6. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1912)
"THE romaunt OF THE ROSE. It has already been said (p. 7) that Chaucer translated the romaunt, and that a version has been current under his name for ..."

7. The English Poets by Thomas Humphry Ward, Matthew Arnold (1901)
"The question cannot be properly discussed here, but in deference to what seems to be the balance of opinion we quote the romaunt under the head of ' Poems ..."

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