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Definitions from WordNet

Noun distich has 1 sense
  1. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad - two items of the same kind
    --1 is a kind of two, 2, II, deuce
    --1 has particulars: doubleton

Definitions from the Web



A distich refers to a pair of poetic lines, consisting of two metrical or rhythmic lines that form a complete thought or concept. It is commonly found in various forms of poetry, including couplets and haikus.

In addition, distich can also refer to a type of epigram or witty saying that consists of two lines, often conveying a satirical or profound message in a concise manner.

Sample Sentences

  1. The poem was composed of several distichs, each expressing a distinct emotion and idea.
  2. She enjoyed writing haikus, which consist of three distichs and beautifully capture fleeting moments.
  3. His favorite distichs were those by the ancient Roman poet, Martial, known for their clever and thought-provoking nature.
  4. In just two lines, the distich underscored the irony of the situation, leaving the audience in awe.

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