noun cyw·ydd \ˈkəˌwith\

Definition of cywydd



  1. 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. 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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to criticize severely

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