from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Composed of verses having the same metrical form.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Describing verse that is not divided into stanzas, but consists of lines all having the same metrical form
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to stichs, or lines; consisting of stichs, or lines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to a verse or line; consisting of verses or lines; linear; specifically, in ancient prosody, composed of lines of the same metrical form throughout: opposed to systematic.
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Hence in the archetype of our M.T. the stichic writing, known perhaps at an earlier period and used in the later manuscripts, was not applied.
In the case of certain separate books, Hesychius has inaugurated an original stichic division of the