Definition of Tristich

1. a stanza of three lines [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tristich

tristar
tristate
triste
tristearate
tristearin
tristearins
tristed
tristesse
tristetraprolin
tristeza
tristezas
tristful
tristfully
tristfulness
tristfulnesses
tristich (current term)
tristichia
tristichous
tristichs
tristigmatose
tristimulus
tristing
tristitiate
tristitiated
tristoma
tristramite
trists
tristylous
trisubstituted
trisul

Literary usage of Tristich

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"This change from the tristich to the distich seems to be grounded in the nature ... with the tristich of verse 9 has no basis outside of his preconception. ..."

2. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1885)
"But this possibility is excluded by the fact that the tristich 26 — 28 evidently corresponds to the tristich 29 — 31 : — not to mention that the six lines ..."

3. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Samuel Rolles Driver, Charles Augustus Briggs, Alfred Plummer (1920)
"15) we have a tristich, of which the first and third lines are largely a reproduction of ... And yet this tristich gives the impression of the master hand, ..."

4. Juda's Jewels: A Study in the Hebrew Lyrics by Noah Knowles Davis (1895)
"The tristich, strophe 7, which lies in the middle, is an echo of the tristich structure of the first portion of the ode, and especially of the second ..."

5. Journal of Theological Studies (1904)
"The transition consists of one distich and one tristich. The exhortations are built upon the same principle. In the conclusion, whether we divide it into ..."

6. The Messages of the Poets: The Books of Job and Canticles and Some Minor by Nathaniel Schmidt (1911)
"The Notes Between this and the preceding canticle there are in verses 4-7 a number of lines copied from another song and a tristich that may have come from ..."

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