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Telestich Definition

Similar to an acrostic except that the significant word or phrase is spelt out by the last letters of each line rather than by the first.

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\Te*les"tich\, n. [Gr. ? the end + ? a line, verse.] A poem in which the final letters of the lines, taken consequently, make a name. Cf. {Acrostic}.

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