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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A five-line stanza.

Usage examples (13)
  • Some of them are written in a form of her own invention, the "cinquain"
  • She sometimes writes free verse, sometimes in rhyme, often in a demanding syllabic form called cinquain.
  • Also, longtime PHS teacher Tiffany Corbett has invited some of her students to share their cinquain poems on 9/11 with the rest of the community through Plainfield...
  • Write a cinquain about either rocks or the rock cycle. for more
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