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Hudibrastic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hudibrastic Similar to, or in the style of, the poem “Hudibras,” by Samuel Butler; in the style of doggerel verse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Hudibrastic Of or pertaining to, or resembling the style of, ‘Hudibras,’ a satire directed against the Puritans by Samuel Butler, published in 1663; burlesque-heroic: as, Hudibrastic verse; Hudibrastic humor.
    • n Hudibrastic A line or verse in the style of Butler's ‘Hudibras’: as, a poem composed in Hudibrastics.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Hudibrastic hū-di-bras′tik similar in style to Hudibras, a metrical burlesque on the Puritans by Samuel Butler (1612-80): doggerel.
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Usage

In literature:

A LETTER IN HUDIBRASTIC VERSE.
"The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White" by Henry Kirke White
It is a simple rendering in Hudibrastic verse of a familiar nursery story.
"Charles Lamb" by Walter Jerrold
Ross, now-a-days best known as the Ross of Hudibrastic memory.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
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