Definition of Huitain

1. a group of eight lines of verse [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Huitain

hui
huia
huias
huic
huipil
huipiles
huipils
huis
huisache
huisaches
huisher
huishers
huissier
huissiers
huitain (current term)
huitains
huitfoil
huitlacoche
huitre
hujra
hujras
huke
hukes
hula
hula-hoop
hula-hula
hula hoop
hula hooped
hula hooper

Literary usage of Huitain

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1. A Book of French Prosody: With Specimens of French Verse from the Twelfth by Louis Brandin (1904)
"The eight-lined stanza or huitain can stand alone as a poem of fixed form. ... The triolet or rondeau ancien is in reality a huitain. It has two rhymes, ..."

2. Scottish Vernacular Literature: A Succinct History by Thomas Finlayson Henderson (1898)
"The first of the stanzas reads like a mere echo of the first four lines of Villon's huitain, xlii. ; but the whole tone of the poem, as is more especially ..."

3. The Asiatic Annual Register: Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of edited by Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel (1803)
"... Ally HuiTain to have any pretentious to ... and of Ally HuiTain, has fince been conformable to this affectation of it.dependent rights. ..."

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