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Tercet - Definition

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Poetry Definition

(or Triplet) A stanza comprising of three lines e.g. The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb.

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Poetry Definition

  1. A tercet is composed of three lines of poetry, forming a stanza or a complete poem

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I am amazed At the awesome scene before me The beauty and mystique. I have heard Two flakes are never just the same That each is so unique.

Poetry Definition

A group of three lines, often rhyming together or with another tercet.

Example

The winged seeds, where they lie cold and low,
Each like a corpse within its grave,
until Thine azure sister of the Spring shall blow.

Standard Definition

[n] the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

Synonyms

3 - (1 syllables), deuce-ace - (2 syllables), III - (3 syllables), leash - (1 syllables), ternary - (3 syllables), ternion - (3 syllables), terzetto - (3 syllables), three - (1 syllables), threesome - (2 syllables), tierce - (1 syllables), trey - (1 syllables), triad - (2 syllables), trine - (1 syllables), trinity - (3 syllables), trio - (2 syllables), triplet - (2 syllables), troika - (2 syllables)

See Also...

digit, figure

Misc. Definitions

\Ter"cet\, n. [F., fr. It. terzetto, dim. of terzo, third, L. tertius. See {Tierce}, and cf. {Terzetto}.]
1. (Mus.) A triplet. --Hiles.
2. (Poetry) A triplet; a group of three lines.

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