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- n. Plural form of heptachord.
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All these pass over a number of frets, two and a half heptachords, representing the total compass of the instrument.
I am not without hope, from some symptoms I have lately seen, that rumour, in the present case, is in a fair way of being right; and if, with the accordance of the young gentleman as key-note, these two heptachords should harmonise into a double octave, I do not see why I may not take my part as fundamental bass. '