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stich

noun \ ˈstik \

Definition of stich

plural -s
:a measured part of something written especially in verse :line, verse

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Origin and Etymology of stich

Greek stichos; akin to Greek steichein to walk, go


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stich

noun \ " \

Definition of stich

plural -s
:a trick in various card games (such as pinochle) that has scoring value because it is the last one

Origin and Etymology of stich

German, sting, pricking, trick at cards, from Old High German stih sting, pricking


-stich

noun combining form \ ˌstik \

Definition of -stich

plural -s
:poem or stanza consisting of (so many) lines
  • decastich
  • heptastich

Origin and Etymology of -stich

Latin -stichon, from Greek, from neuter of -stichos having (so many) rows or lines, from stichos row, line, verse


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