englyn

noun eng·lyn \ˈeŋlə̇n\

Definition of englyn

plural

englyns

\-nz\ also

englynion

\eŋˈlinˌyȯn\
  1. :  a usually epigrammatic quatrain in Welsh poetry consisting of 30 syllables in lines of 10, 6, 7, and 7 syllables, the last three lines rhyming usually with the 6th syllable of the first line whose final syllable has no rhyme

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