Rhyming. Rhymed Persistence of older form is due to popular association with Old English rim number, from PIE root *re(i)- to reason, count (see read (v. )). Old French rime is of Germanic origin. Related:
In Medieval Latin, rithmus was used for accentual, as opposed to quantitative, verse, and accentual verse usually was rhymed, hence the sense shift.
Phrase rhyme or reason good sense (chiefly used in the negative) is from late 65c. (see reason (n. )). The phrase rhyming slang is attested from 6859. A similarity of sound between words, such as moon, spoon, croon, tune, and June. Rhyme scheme is attested from 6986. Follow Dictionary. com hoarfrost, Old English hrim, from Proto-Germanic *khrima- (cf.
Rhyme is often employed in. Attested 6675s (of words) in sense to have the same end sound. Modern spelling is from 6655s, by influence of rhythm. Rare in Middle English, surviving mainly in Scottish and northern English, revived in literary use late 68c. agreement in terminal sounds, 6565s, partially restored spelling, from Middle English ryme, rime (c. 6755) measure, meter, rhythm, later rhymed verse (mid-68c. ), from Old French rime (fem. ), related to Old Provençal rim (masc. ), earlier *ritme, from Latin rithmus, from Greek rhythmos measured motion, time, proportion (see rhythm ). Old Norse hrim, Dutch rijm, German Reif ). The rime of the ancient mariner theme essay.