[ noun ] (verse,writing) a piece of poetry
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
It has come to mean myths , legends , tales , songs , proverbs , riddles , superstitions , rhymes and such literary forms of expression .
[ noun ] (verse,writing) correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
Used in print(Ralph B. Long. The Sentence and Its Parts: A...)
But there is every reason to regard deal as a monosyllable , and because of the fact that / l / commonly has the quality of / / when it follows vowel_sounds , deal seems to be a perfectly satisfactory rhyme with real .