Hemistichal
Hemistichal He*mis"ti*chal, a. Pertaining to, or written in, hemistichs; also, by, or according to, hemistichs; as, a hemistichal division of a verse. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemistichal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|stikəl adjective : of, relating to, or written in hemistichs a hemistichal division of a verse * * * hemˈistichal (or / isˈ/) adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hemi …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemistichal — hem·i·stich·al …   English syllables

  • hemistich — hemistichal /heuh mis ti keuhl, hem i stik euhl/, adj. /hem i stik /, n. Pros. 1. the exact or approximate half of a stich, or poetic verse or line, esp. as divided by a caesura or the like. 2. an incomplete line, or a line of less than the usual …   Universalium

  • hemistich — /ˈhɛmistɪk/ (say hemeestik) noun 1. the exact or approximate half of a stich, or poetic verse or line, especially as divided by a caesura or the like. 2. an incomplete line, or a line of less than the usual length. {Latin hēmistichium, from Greek …   Australian English dictionary

  • hemistich —   n. half a verse line.    ♦ hemistichal, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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