Meaning of bouts-rimés

bouts-ri•més

Pronunciation: (b"rē-māz', Fr. b-rē-mā'), [key]
— n.pl. Pros.
  1. words or word endings forming a set of rhymes to be used in a given order in the writing of verses.
  2. verses using such a set of rhymes.
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