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Origin of distich
OTHER WORDS FROM distichdis·ti·chal, adjectivesub·dis·tich, noun
Words nearby distich
Example sentences from the Web for distich
A war is undertaken for an epigram or a distich, as in Europe for a duchy.Rubiyt of Omar Khayym and Salmn and Absl|Omar Khayym and Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leo used occasionally to send him some dishes from his table; and he was expected to pay for each dish with a Latin distich.
That distich which Shakespeare puts in the mouth of his madman in K. Lear, act iii.
So ran an agonised distich I found written up on a rock somewhere.My Experiences in a Lunatic Asylum|Herman Charles Merivale
The chief forms of verse used are the elegiac distich (most frequent), scazons, and hendecasyllabics.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton