Definitions for: Distich


[n] two items of the same kind



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Dis"tich, Distichous Dis"tich*ous, a. [Gr. ?. See
Distich, n.]
Disposed in two vertical rows; two-ranked.

Synonyms: brace, couple, couplet, doubleton, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke

See Also: 2, deuce, II, two

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