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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of neat.
  • n. A Middle English form of neat.
  • n. In ancient Greek music, the upper tone of the disjunct tetrachord: so called because it was the last or uppermost tone of the earlier and simpler systems. Its pitch is supposed to have been about equivalent to the modern E next above middle C. See tetrachord.

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  • One of the three Muses of the lyre that were worshipped at Delphi.

    September 6, 2008