Origin of distich
Related formsdis·ti·chal, adjectivesub·dis·tich, noun
Examples from the Web for distich
All these proverbs are identical in form: each is expressed in a distich; the apparent exception in xix.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Proverbs|R. F. Horton
Here Selvaggi praised him in a distich, and Salsilli in a tetrastich: neither of them of much value.Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley|Samuel Johnson
FitzGerald's verse was evidently also influenced by distich 1866 of the Mantik ut-tair.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
The distich may be an interpolation, or at least deeply corrupted in its present form.
This distich does not belong in the text: it is in itself unintelligible, and interrupts a natural progression from 24 to 27.