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Laisse

Definition of the noun Laisse

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noun

  1. A section of verse concerning a single theme; tirade.

Music

"Laisse" is a composition, cataloged instance.

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Laisse: A laisse is a type of stanza, of varying length, found in medieval French literature, specifically medieval French epic poetry, such as The Song of Roland. In early works, each laisse was made up of assonanced verses, although the appearance of rhymed laisses was increasingly common in later poems.

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Google previewMedieval Dialectology (1995)

by Jacek Fisiak

A laisse is an assonanced unity containing a variable number of verses. In the A-family, the Charroi is divided into 59 laisses.

Google previewRoman de Rou (2004)

by Wace, Glyn Sheridan Burgess, Elisabeth M. C. Van Houts

2' A laisse is a stanza of variable length which groups together lines based on a single assonance. The Chronique ascendants has eleven laisses with an average length of 28.6 lines. 30 The term Alexandrine is named after Alexandre de ...

Google previewShakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary (2012)

by Alexander Schmidt

273: Laisse mon Seigneur, laisse, laisse, may _/o_y: Ie ne veus point que vous abbaisse voslre grandeus, en baisant le main d'une nostre Seigneur indignie serviteur excuse moy. Ie vous supplie mon tres-puissant Seigneur. 279: Les Dames ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INTERNATIONAL AVIATION LAW (2013)

RECUEIL DES TEXTES DE LOIS RELATIFS A by PHILIP FORSANG; SERGE-DELORS NDIKUM

ou de l'une de ces deux peines seulement, quiconque: - met ou laisse en service un aéronef qui n'a pas obtenu de certificat d'immatriculation et les documents de navigabilité lorsque ces derniers sont requis; - met ou laisse en service un ...

Google previewLexicon and Grammar (2001)

The English Syntacticon by Joseph E. Emonds

Jean laisse distribuer des cadeaux aux enfants par Anne. 'John lets distribute some gifts to the ...

Google previewShakespeare-lexicon (1902)

A Complete Dictionary of All the English Words, Phrases and Constructions in the Works of the Poet by Alexander Schmidt

273: Laisse mon Seigneur, laisse, laisse, may Joy: le ne veus point que vous ab- baisse rostre grandeus, en baisant le main d'une nostre Seigneur indignie serviteur excuse moy. le vous supplie mon tres-puissant Seigneur. 279: Les Dames et ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2015)

by Chris Baldick

laisse. [less] A subdivision within a medieval French *chanson de geste. In such poems, the laisses were *verse paragraphs of unequal length. See also STROPHE. Lake. poets. (Lake school) A term applied in the 19th century to a group of ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012)

by Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul F. Rouzer, Harris Feinsod, David Marno, Alexandra Slessarev

BROGAN LAISSE. The OF epics or *chansons de geste are divided into sections or groups of lines of no specified length called laisses; in the Chanson de Roland, they range from 5 to 35 lines. Technically, laisses are ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Middle English from A.D. 1150 to 1580 (1888)

by Anthony Lawson Mayhew, Walter William Skeat

laisse) ; tesaba, Palsg. ; leesshe, HD ; ley eche, Sa. — OF. laisse; Lat. laxa, a loose rope. Lesen, v. to lose, Sa, S3, Ca, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of European Proverbs (2013)

by Emanuel Strauss

Fr: ce qui est passéest passé il ne faut pas réveiller le chatqui dort il ne faut pas réveiller les griefsqui dorment il ne faut pas revenir sur le passé il ne faut pas rouvrir les anciennes blessures laisse les morts ensevelir leurs morts le moulin ne ...

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Video shows what laisse means. A section of verse concerning a single theme, tirade.. Laisse Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of L1A1I1S1S1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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