Ron"del (?), n. [Cf. Rondeau, Roundel.]
A small round tower erected at the foot of a bastion.
2. [F.] (a)
Same as Rondeau.
Specifically, a particular form of rondeau containing fourteen lines in two rhymes, the refrain being a repetition of the first and second lines as the seventh and eighth, and again as the thirteenth and fourteenth.
E. W. Gosse.
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