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Sestet

Definition

A stanza comprising of six lines e.g. The Castaway by William Cowper. A sestet is also the last six lines of a sonnet - following the octave. See sonnet.

[n] a rhythmic group of six lines of verse
[n] a musical composition written for six performers
[n] a set of six similar things considered as a unit
[n] six performers or singers who perform together
[n] the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one

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