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couplet Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; pair; duet; brace; dyad; duad.
  2. noun a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
WordNet

Coup"let noun
Etymology
F. couplet, dim. of couple. See Couple, n.
Definitions
  1. Two taken together; a pair or couple; especially two lines of verse that rhyme with each other.
    A sudden couplet rushes on your mind. Crabbe.

Webster 1913