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Half a line.

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\Hem"i*stich\ (?; 277), n. [L. hemistichium, Gr. "hmisti`chion; "hmi- half + sti`chos row, line, verse: cf. F. h['e]mistiche.] Half a poetic verse or line, or a verse or line not completed.

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