What does the word stanza mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Pros. A group of rimed lines, as adivision of a poem.

Usage examples for stanza

  1. A charm song is sung by the group, and after each stanza the " bride" draws a token from the vessel. – Armenian Legends and Festivals by Louis A. Boettiger
  2. It is not a stanza taken from a poem, but is a complete poem itself. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  3. Some verbal emendations were made by Scott, but he never put in a stanza or two lines of his own. – Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang