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rhyming


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rhyme  \Rhyme\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rhymed};p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Rhyming}.]  [OE.  rimen,  rymen,  AS  r[=i]man  to  count:  cf  F. 
  rimer  to  rhyme.  See  {Rhyme},  n.] 
  1.  To  make  rhymes,  or  verses.  ``Thou  shalt  no  longer  ryme.'' 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  There  marched  the  bard  and  blockhead,  side  by  side 
  Who  rhymed  for  hire,  and  patronized  for  pride. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  accord  in  rhyme  or  sound. 
 
  And  if  they  rhymed  and  rattled,  all  was  well 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rhyming 
  adj  :  having  corresponding  sounds  especially  terminal  sounds; 
  "rhymed  verse";  "rhyming  words"  [syn:  {rhymed},  {rimed}, 
  {riming}]  [ant:  {unrhymed}] 




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