heroic stanza

noun

Definition of heroic stanza

: a rhymed quatrain in heroic verse with a rhyme scheme of abab

called also heroic quatrain

First Known Use of heroic stanza

circa 1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Heroic stanza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heroic%20stanza. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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