tail rhyme

noun
variants: or less commonly tailed rhyme

Definition of tail rhyme

: a verse form in which rhymed lines (as couplets or triplets) are followed by a line of different usually shorter length which does not rhyme with the couplet or triplet

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“Tail rhyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tail%20rhyme. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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