Meaning of clerihew

cler•i•hew

Pronunciation: (kler'u-hy"), [key]
— n. Pros.
  1. a light verse form, usually consisting of two couplets, with lines of uneven length and irregular meter, the first line usually containing the name of a well-known person.
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