Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music:
  • noun A melodic embellishment consisting of one, two, or even more grace-notes appended to a principal note and borrowing from its time-value: opposed to appoggiatura or vorschlag.

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Examples

  • But Surjo went down later in the semifinals, smiling and saying "failed" into the microphone after hearing the telltale elimination bell for his attempt on the musical-related term "nachschlag."

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  • But Surjo went down later in the semifinals, smiling and saying "failed" into the microphone after hearing the telltale elimination bell for his attempt on the musical-related term "nachschlag."

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