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Meaning of DISTICH

Pronunciation:  'distik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  two items of the same kind
 

DISTICH is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: brace, couple, couplet, doubleton, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke
 
 See Also: 2, deuce, II, two

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis"tich\, n. [L. distichon, Gr. ?, neut. of ? with two
    rows, of two verses; di- = di`s- twice + ? row, verse, fr. ?
    to ascend; akin to AS. st[=i]gan to ascend: cf. F. distique.
    See {Stirrup}.] (Pros.)
    A couple of verses or poetic lines making complete sense; an
    epigram of two verses.
    
    
  2. \Dis"tich\, Distichous \Dis"tich*ous\, a. [Gr. ?. See
    {Distich}, n.]
    Disposed in two vertical rows; two-ranked.
    
    
 

 

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