Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Doggerel (Page: 442)

Dog"ger*el (?), a. [OE. dogerel.] Low in style, and irregular in measure; as, doggerel rhymes.

This may well be rhyme doggerel, quod he. Chaucer.

Doggerel (Page: 442)

Dog"ger*el, n. A sort of loose or irregular verse; mean or undignified poetry.

Doggerel like that of Hudibras. Addison.
The ill-spelt lines of doggerel in which he expressed his reverence for the brave sufferers. Macaulay.