American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Music A syllable representing the tone C, otherwise represented by do, in the French system of solmization.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of Utah.
- n. In solmization, the syllable once generally used for the first tone or key-note of the scale. It is now commonly superseded, except in France, by do. See solmization and do.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Min.) The first note in Guido's musical scale, now usually superseded by
do. See solmization.
- n. the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
- n. a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
- n. the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
- From Latin ut, from the first word of ut queant laxis, a medieval hymn, where the first word in each line was taken to use for the names of the syllables of sol-fa. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The first one (ut) was changed to _DO_ as early as the sixteenth century because of the difficulty of producing a good singing tone on _ut_.”
“For _usu compertum habemus, superstitiones etiam postquam explosoe essent, si qua relicta fuissent earum monumenta, cum memoriam sui ipsarum apud homines, tum id tandem ut revocerantur obtinuisse_, saith Wolphius, (530) who hereupon thinks it behoveful to destroy _funditus_ such vestiges of superstition, for this cause, if there were no more: _ut et aspirantibus ad revocandam idololatriam spes frangatur, et res novas molientibus ansa pariter ac materia proeripiatur_.”
“Siate usus etc. ita ut uunc aratro ut€ - retur, nunc falce.”
“Polygonum mas, ramos habet teneros O* mollesfiequen* tibmgeniculis cmilos: quifer terra, ut Gramen, repunt: folia % ut#, jedmolliora longiora. yfeminefiib folijs turgefcete: mdemaremappellari uoluntfios eim candidm, aut pumcem.”
“(Oct. 17th) respecting the conduct of the bishops in connection with the subscription to the canons, it would appear that the close of the prelatic assembly did not disgrace the amenities of the debates at its commencement (see _ante_, p. 499): "Accidit mira Dei providentia, ut repente inter episcopos, qui erant Poysiaci, tam grave dissidium ortum fuerit, ut fere ad manus venerint, imo, ut homines fide digni affirmant res _ut pugnis et unguibus_ est acta.”
“In this case, the ut is interpreted as a final "ut" (in order that).”
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“Half the Tyrone, knowin 'the ould place, tuk ut up: so we called ut”
“Half the Tyrone, knowin 'the ould place, tuk it up: so we called ut Silver's Theatre.”
“Half the Tyrone, knowin 'the ould place, tuk ut up: so we called ut Silver's Theatre.”
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