Meaning of couplet

cou•plet

Pronunciation: (kup'lit), [key]
— n.
  1. a pair of successive lines of verse, esp. a pair that rhyme and are of the same length.
  2. a pair; couple.
  3. any of the contrasting sections of a rondo occurring between statements of the refrain.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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