Clerihew

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Clerihew (plural Clerihews)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of clerihew.
    • 2009, Paul Joel Freeman, “Perverse”, in Wit in English, [Bloomington, Ind.]: Xlibris, →ISBN, page 256:
      This form was initiated by Edmund Clerihew Bentley who throughout his life kept churning out Clerihews, the name they ultimately became known by; he had published three collections under the name E. Clerihew.