Hexastich
Hexastich Hex"a*stich, Hexastichon Hex*as"ti*chon, n. [L. hexastichus of six rows, lines, or verses, Gr. ?; "e`x six + sti`chos row, line, verse.] A poem consisting of six verses or lines. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexastich — [hek′sə stik΄] n. [ModL hexastichon < Gr: see HEXA & STICH] a poem or stanza of six lines …   English World dictionary

  • hexastich — hexastichic /hek seuh stik ik/, adj. /hek seuh stik /, n. Pros. a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of six lines. Also, hexastichon. [1605 15; shortened form of HEXASTICHON] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexastich — hex·a·stich …   English syllables

  • hexastich — /ˈhɛksəstɪk/ (say heksuhstik) noun a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of six lines or verses. Also, hexastichon /hɛksˈæstəkɒn/ (say heks astuhkon). {Greek hexastichos of six rows or lines} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hexastich —   n. poem or stanza of six lines.    ♦ hexastichic, a.    ♦ hexastichous, a. Botany, six ranked …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hexastich — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hexastichon — Hexastich Hex a*stich, Hexastichon Hex*as ti*chon, n. [L. hexastichus of six rows, lines, or verses, Gr. ?; e x six + sti chos row, line, verse.] A poem consisting of six verses or lines. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hexastichon — noun see hexastich * * * /hek sas ti kon /, n., pl. hexasticha / keuh/. hexastich. [1570 80; < Gk hexástichon, neut. of hexástichos of six lines. See HEXA , STICH1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hex|as|ti|chon — «hehk SAS tuh kon», noun, plural cha « kuh». = hexastich. (Cf. ↑hexastich) …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of literary terms — The following is a list of literary terms; that is, those words used in discussion, classification, criticism, and analysis of literature.: See also: Glossary of poetry terms, Literary criticism, Literary theory CompactTOC8 name=Contents… …   Wikipedia

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