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  1. Spenserian sonnet(noun)

    a sonnet consisting of three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab bcbd cdcd ee


  1. Spenserian sonnet(Noun)

    A sonnet comprising of three quatrains with the latter rhyme part being carried over from one quatrain to the next, and a concluding couplet; therefore, comprising of a rhyme scheme of abab bcbc cdcd ee. The second type of sonnet.

  2. Origin: Named after Edmund Spenser and associated with his authorship.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spenserian sonnet in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spenserian sonnet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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