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Answer for the clue "Piece from odist I chose is a couplet ", 7 letters:
distich

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Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. distichous n. 1 (context prosody English) A couplet, a two line stanza making complete sense. 2 Any couplet.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. two items of the same kind [syn: couple , pair , twosome , twain , brace , span , yoke , couplet , duo , duet , dyad , duad ]

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Distich \Dis"tich\, n. [L. distichon, Gr. ?, neut. of ? with two rows, of two verses; di- = di`s- twice + ? row, verse, fr. ? to ascend; akin to AS. st[=i]gan to ascend: cf. F. distique. See Stirrup .] (Pros.) A couple of verses or poetic lines making complete ...

Usage examples of distich.

I say, having hearkened to and perused the works of such-like pelting, paltry prosers and poets wherein sweep of sword and lunge o' lance is accompted of worthier repute than the penning of dainty distich and pretty poesies pleasingly passionate.

We must examine the possibility and the impossibility, and afterwards see who is the man who says he is the author of the distich, for there are extraordinary people in the world.

An old Latin distich celebrates its virtues: Enula campana reddit praecordia sana (Elecampane will the spirits sustain).