Nostradamus wrote 1,000 quatrains (100 quatrains * 10 centuries ). Each quatrain is a four line poem predicting the future.

See The Quatrain That Started Nostradamus' Reputation as a Prophet for Nostradamus' most famous quatrain.

A stanza unit of four lines. In English poetry, the quatrain is the most common form of stanza. When rhymed, stanzas tend to fall into categories:

Quat"rain (?), n. [F., fr. quatre four, L. quattuor, quatuor. See Four.] Pros.

A stanza of four lines rhyming alternately.



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