stich

1
[ stik ]
/ stɪk /
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noun, plural stichs.

a verse or line of poetry.

Nearby words

  1. stibial,
  2. stibialism,
  3. stibine,
  4. stibium,
  5. stibnite,
  6. sticharion,
  7. stichic,
  8. stichometric,
  9. stichometry,
  10. stichomythia

Origin of stich

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First recorded in 1715–25, stich is from the Greek word stíchos row, line, verse

stich

2
[ stik ]
/ stɪk /

noun, plural stichs. Cards.

the last trick, being of special scoring value in certain games, as pinochle or klaberjass.

Origin of stich

2
< German: literally, sting; Old High German stih prick; see stitch

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British Dictionary definitions for stich

stich

/ (stɪk) /

noun

a line of poetry; verse
Derived Formsstichic, adjectivestichically, adverb

Word Origin for stich

C18: from Greek stikhos row, verse; related to steikhein to walk

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