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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: limerick (0.00848 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Limerick Limerick n 1: port city in southwestern Ireland 2: a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba
English → English (gcide) Definition: Limerick Limerick \Lim"er*ick\ (l[i^]m"[~e]r*[i^]k), n. [Said to be from a song with the same verse construction, current in Ireland, the refrain of which contains the place name Limerick.] A humorous, often nonsensical, and sometimes risq['e] poem of five anapestic lines, of which lines 1, 2, and 5 are of three feet, and rhyme, and lines 3 and 4 are of two feet, and rhyme. Note: It often begins with “There once was a . . .” or “There was a . . .”; as There was a young lady, Amanda, Whose Ballades Lyriques were quite fin de Si[`e]cle, I deem But her Journal Intime Was what sent her papa to Uganda. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


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