from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See song-speech.


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  • Now, in Rex-Harrisonian speech-song, she addresses an invisible Foreigner.

    The Satanic Verses

  • Mr. Gruber intended for the texts to be delivered in a kind of speech-song, complete with nasal squawks and patter.

  • Conductor Robertson coolly looked over the vocal part, a speech-song sort of thing that also calls for playing kazoo and slide-whistle.


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