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stich1

[stik] /stɪk/
noun, plural stichs.
1.
a verse or line of poetry.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Greek stíchos row, line, verse

stich2

[stik] /stɪk/
noun, plural stichs. Cards.
1.
the last trick, being of special scoring value in certain games, as pinochle or klaberjass.
Origin
< German: literally, sting; Old High German stih prick; see stitch
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  • But the corruption and incompetence that permeates every stich of fabric holding this state together is beyond belief.
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stich

/stɪk/
noun
1.
a line of poetry; verse
Derived Forms
stichic, adjective
stichically, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from Greek stikhos row, verse; related to steikhein to walk
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