Prosody. a short poem of fixed form, consisting usually of 14 lines on two rhymes, of which four are made up of the initial couplet repeated in the middle and at the end, with the second line of the couplet sometimes being omitted at the end.
Theater. roundel (def 4).
a rondeau consisting of three stanzas of 13 or 14 lines with a two-line refrain appearing twice or three times
a figure in Scottish country dancing by means of which couples change position in the set
noun 1. a short poem of fixed form, consisting of five lines on two rhymes, and having the opening words or word used after the second and fifth lines as an unrhymed refrain. noun 1. a brief rondeau, having five or seven lines and a refrain taken from the first line
noun 1. a small disk of glass used as an ornament in a stained-glass window. 2. Jewelry. a flat bead, often of rock crystal or onyx, used in a necklace as a spacer between contrasting stones.
noun, plural rondos. Music. 1. a work or movement, often the last movement of a sonata, having one principal subject that is stated at least three times in the same key and to which return is made after the introduction of each subordinate theme. noun (pl) -dos 1. a piece of music in which a […]
noun 1. a state in W Brazil. 93,815 sq. mi. (242,980 sq. km). Capital: Pôrto Velho. noun 1. a state of W Brazil: consists chiefly of tropical rainforest; a centre of the Amazon rubber boom until about 1912. Capital: Porto Velho. Pop: 1 431 777 (2002). Area: 243 043 sq km (93 839 sq miles) […]