Origin of hemistich
OTHER WORDS FROM hemistichhe·mis·ti·chal [huh-mis-ti-kuhl, hem-i-stik-uhl], /həˈmɪs tɪ kəl, ˈhɛm ɪˌstɪk əl/, adjective
Words nearby hemistich
How to use hemistich in a sentence
The initial unstressed syllable of the first hemistich is lacking in approximately one-third of the lines of the Laberinto.Modern Spanish Lyrics|Various
The structure of the hemistich in the normal alliterative line.
The strength of a line in our language consists principally in saying something in each hemistich.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Here the three types only which we have mentioned occur in the second hemistich.
This line is apparently imperfect, metrically, for the second hemistich seems to be wanting.Genesis A|Anonymous