from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An acrostic whose message is spelled out in the final letters of each line.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A poem in which the final letters of the lines, taken consequently, make a name. Cf. acrostic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A poem in which the final letters of the lines make a name.
From Ancient Greek τέλος (telos, "end") + στίχος (stikhos, "line"). See stich. (Wiktionary)