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doggerel


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doggerel  \Dog"ger*el\,  a.  [OE.  dogerel.] 
  Low  in  style,  and  irregular  in  measure;  as  doggerel  rhymes. 
 
  This  may  well  be  rhyme  doggerel,  quod  he  --  Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doggerel  \Dog"ger*el\,  n. 
  A  sort  of  loose  or  irregular  verse;  mean  or  undignified 
  poetry. 
 
  Doggerel  like  that  of  Hudibras  --  Addison. 
 
  The  ill-spelt  lines  of  doggerel  in  which  he  expressed 
  his  reverence  for  the  brave  sufferers.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doggerel 
  n  :  a  comic  verse  of  irregular  measure;  "he  had  heard  some  silly 
  doggerel  that  kept  running  through  his  mind"  [syn:  {doggerel 
  verse},  {jingle}] 




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