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eye rhyme

noun
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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eye rhyme

noun
1.
a rhyme involving words that are similar in spelling but not in sound, such as stone and none
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in poetry, an imperfect rhyme in which two words are spelled similarly but pronounced differently (such as move and love, bough and though, come and home, and laughter and daughter). Some of these (such as flood and brood) are referred to as historical rhymes because at one time they probably had the same pronunciation.

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