irregular ode

irregular ode
noun
: an ode characterized by irregularity of verse and stanzaic structure and by lack of correspondence between parts — called also pseudo-Pindaric ode

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  • ode — [[t]oʊd[/t]] n. pro a lyric poem, typically with an irregular metrical form and expressing exalted or enthusiastic emotion • Etymology: 1580–90; < MF < LL ōda < Gk aoidḗ song, der. of aeídein to sing od′ic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • ode — n. 1 a lyric poem, usu. rhymed and in the form of an address, in varied or irregular metre. 2 hist. a poem meant to be sung. Etymology: F f. LL oda f. Gk oide Attic form of aoide song f. aeido sing …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudo-pindaric ode — |sü(ˌ)dō+... noun Usage: usually capitalized 2d P : irregular ode …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudo-Pindaric ode — noun see irregular ode …   Useful english dictionary

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