Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the seventh note or tone in the ascending major scale; the sensible note.

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Examples

  • In writing the flattened leading note in one part against the sharpened in another he was merely following the polyphonists, and it sounds as well ” nay, as beautiful ” as any other discord, or the same discord on another degree of the scale. [

    Purcell

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