n. unit of poem, written or printed as a paragraph
Do you know the last stanza of the national anthem?
Sentence in Classic:
He lay back and, tearing open the packet, placed the last cigarette on the window ledge and began to write out the stanzas of the villanelle in small neat letters on the rough cardboard surface.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
After essaying its virtues repeatedly, in contrast with his own voice, and, satisfying himself that none of its melody was lost, he made a very serious demonstration toward achieving a few stanzas of one of the longest effusions in the little volume so often mentioned.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context