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bouts-rimes

Bouts`-ri*més" noun plural (Also<
  • Bouts-rimes
  • Bouts-rimés
)
Etymology
F. bout end + rimé rhymed.
Definitions
  1. Words that rhyme, proposed as the ends of verses, to be filled out by the ingenuity of the person to whom they are offered.
Webster 1913

drinking bout

  • noun a long period of drinking
WordNet

herea-bout

Here"a-bout`, Here"a*bouts` adverb (Also<
  • Herea-bout
  • Hereabouts
)
Definitions
  1. About this place; in this vicinity.
  2. Concerning this. Obs.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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