Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A masterly or commanding stroke; a move, stroke, or game worthy of a master hand or mind.

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Examples

  • Before the last note has died, all are clamouring together, awarding to Walther the master-prize.

    The Wagnerian Romances

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