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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Couplet  \Coup"let\  (-l?t),  n.  [F.  couplet,  dim.  of  couple.  See 
  {Couple},  n.  ] 
  Two  taken  together;  a  pair  or  couple;  especially  two  lines  of 
  verse  that  rhyme  with  each  other 
 
  A  sudden  couplet  rushes  on  your  mind.  --Crabbe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  couplet 
  n  1:  two  items  of  the  same  kind  [syn:  {couple},  {doubleton},  {pair}, 
  {twosome},  {twain},  {brace},  {span},  {yoke},  {distich}, 
  {duo},  {duet},  {dyad},  {duad}] 
  2:  a  stanza  consisting  of  two  successive  lines  of  verse; 
  usually  rhymed 




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