Etymology
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couplet (n.)

1570s, in poetry, "two lines in succession, forming a pair and generally rhyming with one another," from French couplet (mid-14c.), a diminutive of couple (see couple (n.)). Earlier in the same sense was couple (mid-14c.). In music, from 1876.

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Definitions of couplet

couplet (n.)
a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed;
couplet (n.)
two items of the same kind;
Synonyms: couple / pair / twosome / twain / brace / span / yoke / distich / duo / duet / dyad / duad
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