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[ stik ]
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noun, plural stichs.
a verse or line of poetry.
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Origin of stich

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

Other definitions for stich (2 of 2)

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[ stik ]
/ stɪk /

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

Origin of stich

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<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 forms of stich

stichic, adjectivestichically, adverb

Word Origin for stich

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