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Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme
Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic, Stanzaic
A short-lined (usually tetrameter or less) drinking song
stanza form. A stricter definition has the stave as a six-line stanza of uniform line length composed of rhymed couplets with a refrain: aabbcC ddeecC ffggcC,
etc. The strictest form has the refrain as both first and last line of the sestet, giving: AabbaA AaccaA AaddaA, etc.
ffggcC, etc. or
Where C or A are refrains repeated throughout.
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Double Glose, Scupham Stanza, Sestet