Heptastich
Heptastich Hep"ta*stich, n. [Hepta- + Gr. sti`chos line, verse.] (Pros.) A composition consisting of seven lines or verses. [1913 Webster]

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  • heptastich — [hep′tə stik΄] n. [ HEPTA + STICH] a poem or stanza of seven lines …   English World dictionary

  • heptastich — /hep teuh stik /, n. Pros. a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of seven lines or verses. [1880 85; HEPTA + STICH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • heptastich — hep·ta·stich …   English syllables

  • heptastich — hep•ta•stich [[t]ˈhɛp təˌstɪk[/t]] n. pro a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of seven lines or verses • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • heptastich — /ˈhɛptəstɪk/ (say heptuhstik) noun a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of seven lines or verses. {hepta + Greek stichos row, line} …   Australian English dictionary

  • heptastich —   n. poem or stanza of seven lines …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • heptastich — ˈheptəˌstik noun ( s) Etymology: hepta + stich : a group, stanza, or poem of seven lines * * * /hep teuh stik /, n. Pros. a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of seven lines or verses. [1880 85; HEPTA + STICH1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • book — Synonyms and related words: Holy Writ, Scripture, Spenserian stanza, accuse, airing, allege, ante, antistrophe, arraign, article, back matter, balance, balance the books, bandying, bespeak, bet, bill, booklet, brief, bring accusation, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • burden — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, accommodation, add, adjoin, affix, afflict, affliction, agglutinate, agitate, albatross, allegiance, amount, anacrusis, annex, antistrophe, append, arraignability, arraignableness, assigned task,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • canto — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, accompaniment, air, alto, antistrophe, aria, baritone, bass, basso continuo, basso ostinato, bassus, book, burden, cantus, cantus figuratus, cantus planus, chorus, continuo, contralto, couplet,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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