Skeltonics

plural noun
Skel·ton·ics | \skel-ˈtä-niks \

Definition of Skeltonics 

: short verses of an irregular meter and usually with rhymed couplets

First Known Use of Skeltonics

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Skeltonics

John Skelton

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