Definition of cywydd
1 : a Welsh verse form in couplets or occasionally triplets with rhyme and cynghanedd; especially : verse consisting of couplets of 7-syllable lines with varying cynghanedd and terminal rhyme that falls alternately on accented and on unaccented syllables
2 : a poem written in cywydd found among his loose papers … the autograph of a Welsh poem, a cywydd by Hopkins himself — W. H. Gardner
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