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distich

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noun dis·tich \ˈdis-(ˌ)tik\

Definition of distich

  1. :  a strophic unit of two lines



Origin and Etymology of distich

Latin distichon, from Greek, from neuter of distichos having two rows, from di- + stichos row, verse; akin to Greek steichein to go — more at stair


First Known Use: 1553

Rhymes with distich


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