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limerick

noun

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a humorous rhyming composition of five lines
  • She recited an old limerick which elicited guffaws from the crowd

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The first known use of limerick was in 1895

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“Limerick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/limerick. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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