A rhyming triplet, found in sequences such as

  • aaa bbb (for example, Thomas Hardy's "The Convergence of the Twain")

     

  • aba cdc (where b and d are unrhyming)

     

  • abc abc (repeated)

     

  • aba bcb (interlaced or linked, where the three lines are tied by rhyme to the rest of the stanza)

     

  • the sestet of a sonnet and, when made into a stanza by itself, named terza rima (see just below).

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