Ode n. A short poetical composition proper to be set to music or sung; a lyric poem; esp., now, a poem characterized by sustained noble sentiment and appropriate dignity of style.
Hangs odes upon hawthorns and elegies on brambles. --Shak.
O! run; prevent them with thy humble ode,
And lay it lowly at his blessed feet. --Milton.
Ode factor, one who makes, or who traffics in, odes; -- used contemptuously.
n : a lyric poem with complex stanza forms