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- Alternative form of doggerel.
1808, Edited by Walter Scott, The Works of John Dryden, Vol. II:
- Your wit burlesque may one step higher climb, And in his sphere may judge all doggrel rhyme: All proves, and moves, and loves, and honours too; All that appears high sense, and scarce is low.
1874, Mir Amman of Dihli, Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes:
- I have not the vanity to think myself a poet; and I have a horror of seeing mere doggrel rhymes--such as the following-- "Mighty toil I've borne for years thirty, I have revived Persia by this Pursi."
doggrel (plural doggrels)