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Definition of Distich

Distich
Distich Dis"tich, n. [L. distichon, Gr. ?, neut. of ? with two rows, of two verses; di- = di`s- twice + ? row, verse, fr. ? to ascend; akin to AS. st[=i]gan to ascend: cf. F. distique. See Stirrup.] (Pros.) A couple of verses or poetic lines making complete sense; an epigram of two verses.
Distich
Distich Dis"tich, Distichous Dis"tich*ous, a. [Gr. ?. See Distich, n.] Disposed in two vertical rows; two-ranked.

Meaning of Distich from wikipedia

- Tamil language has a rich and refined grammar for couplet poetry, and distichs in Tamil poetry follow the venpa metre. The most famous example for Tamil...
- **** Distich may refer to: A three volume novel by George Daniel A pseudonym of Alexander Pope...
- The Distichs of Cato (Latin: Catonis Disticha, most famously known simply as Cato), is a Latin collection of proverbial wisdom and morality by an unknown...
- Look up couplet, couplets, or distich in Wiktionary, the free dictionary....
- tradition (in which he adopted the metrical form of the epode or "iambic distich"). Horace also wrote verses in dactylic hexameter, employing a conversational...
- along the British coast to deter the Saxon invasions. According to the Distich on the Sons of Lothebrok, a series of notes preserved by the twelfth- to...
- al-Ṭawīl (الطويل), is a meter used in cl****ical Arabic poetry. It comprises distichs (bayt) of two 'lines'—in Arabic usually written side by side, with a space...
- than this." Here the sum of both the first and second distich is 5699. In another of his distichs, the hexameter line is equal in number to its corresponding...
- the Pope. The inscription in Raphael's marble sarcophagus, an elegiac distich written by Pietro Bembo, reads: "Here lies that famous Raphael by whom...
- Hundred Verses) in Brajbhasha, a collection of approximately seven hundred distichs, which is perhaps the most celebrated Hindi work of poetic art, as distinguished...
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