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clerihew

noun cler·i·hew \ˈkler-i-ˌhyü, ˈkle-ri-\

Definition of CLERIHEW

:  a light verse quatrain rhyming aabb and usually dealing with a person named in the initial rhyme

Origin of CLERIHEW

Edmund Clerihew Bentley †1956 English writer
First Known Use: 1928

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