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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distich  \Dis"tich\,  Distichous  \Dis"tich*ous\,  a.  [Gr.  ?.  See 
  {Distich},  n.] 
  Disposed  in  two  vertical  rows;  two-ranked. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  distich 
  n  :  two  items  of  the  same  kind  [syn:  {couple},  {doubleton},  {pair}, 
  {twosome},  {twain},  {brace},  {span},  {yoke},  {couplet}, 
  {duo},  {duet},  {dyad},  {duad}] 




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