An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a
composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of language.
Correspondence of sound in the terminating words or
syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another immediately or
at no great distance. The words or syllables so used must not begin
with the same consonant, or if one begins with a vowel the other must
begin with a consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same,
as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be any.
Verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each
other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes.