Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A poem of ten lines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A poem consisting of ten lines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A poem consisting of ten lines.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He passed over their coats, from right to left, the cordon bleu with the cross of gold suspended from it, placed the collar on the mantle, gave a book of hours and a decastich to each one, who kissed his hand, rose, and returned to his place.

    The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X

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