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Redondilla

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Redondilla red-on-dē′lya an early form of versification in which the 1st and 4th and the 2d and 3d lines of the stanza generally rhymed: in later Spanish use, a term applied to verses of 6 and 8 syllables in general, whether making perfect rhymes or assonances only.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.,—L. rotundus, round.

Usage

In literature:

He hath good skill with the lute, and he has in his memory a thousand redondillas, with which he may divert the leisure of my lord.
"Calavar" by Robert Montgomery Bird
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