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A strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of three lines.
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(Poetry) prosody a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of three lines
[C19: from Greek, from tri- + stikhos stich, on the model of distich]
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a poem, strophe, or stanza of three lines. — tristichic, adj.See also: Verse
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Tristicha group of three lines of verse; a stanza of three lines, 1813.
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