Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ancient Greek music, originally, the forefinger-string of the lyre, and the tone produced upon that string; later, the third tone from the bottom of the lowest and of the next to the lowest tetrachords of the recognized system of tones. See lyre and tetrachord.
“What is called lichanos in the enharmonic is at the interval of a semitone from hypate; but when shifted to the chromatic, it goes two semitones away; and in the diatonic it is at an interval of three semitones from hypate.”
“I ignore Freud because if, for example, a lamp is a phallic symbol, then what is an artist to use as a lamp symbol? lichanos”
“Needless to say, I prefer DC endlessly to SK. lichanos”
“Note: Let each man create his own canon and be the librarian of his multiverse. lichanos”
“Please do let us know what you found of Huckabees. lichanos”
“Of course I added him to the sensOtheque! lichanos”
“Thanks for bringing the Charles Carrington translation and introduction to my attention. lichanos”
“A great cover, better than my old BBC Books copy. lichanos”
“Take away the antipathic stench that surrounds the word avant-garde, and you are still left with cutting-edge practices relevant to the current condition. lichanos”
“The Cities of the Red Night cycle is a work of epic modern mythology. lichanos”
Looking for tweets for lichanos.