Spen·se·ri·an stanza noun \spen-ˈsir-ē-ən-\
: a stanza consisting of eight verses of iambic pentameter and an alexandrine with a rhyme scheme ababbcbcc
Origin of SPENSERIAN STANZA
First Known Use: 1817
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