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  • n. A light rowing boat used for racing on the Thames


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  • Verdi's Trovatore, where the strings play a rum-tum accompaniment whilst the entire wind band blares away, fortissimo, in unison with the unfortunate singer, are never to be found in Wagner's work.

    The Perfect Wagnerite, Commentary on the Ring

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