Definitions

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  • noun music In solfège, the seventh note of a major scale (the note B in the fixed-do system): si.

Etymologies

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Altered from si in the 19th century to prevent having two notes of the musical scale starting with the same letter.

Examples

  • Ah forþi ha beod þe lesse te meanen · þat ha bi {} foren hont leorned ha meoster te  {60} makien grim chere.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • Behind him stood a slave clad in a dull robe, set there to avert the influence of the evil eye and of the envious gods, who held a crown above the head of the Imperator, and now and again whispered in his ear the ominous words, _Respice post te, hominem memento te_ ( "Look back at me and remember thy mortality.")

    Pearl-Maiden

  • The words Mr. Polymathers was muttering over and over to himself were: _Admitto te -- admitto te_.

    Strangers at Lisconnel

  • However, it was only "_Admitto te -- admitto te_."

    Strangers at Lisconnel

  • _Fecisti nos ad te, Domine; et inquietum est cor nostrum donec requiescat in te_.

    Thoughts on Religion

  • - u&disguised eaeniiy; so thax be was for many ysan relied 'on by ministers; for those of the most sound and comprehensive intellect prefer - te& him' te Stone, a«d thought that Ireluui I would be fW safer in bis hands, and give tb«m

    Memoirs of the political and private life of James Caulfield, earl of Charlemont

  • Sacramento te provoco_, "and the defendant, in the phrase" _Similiter ego te_, "accepts the wager.

    Ancient Law Its Connection to the History of Early Society

  • As for us, we place our valour gratuitously at the service of Athens and of her gods; our only hope is that, should peace ever put a term te our toils, you will not grudge us our long, scented hair nor our delicate care for our toilet.

    The Knights

  • But do some how to his becomeing a universal expert on evrthing in te entie F cking univers, .. it got to be to much work, ..

    The Best Camo for Hunting Away from Home

  • But do some how to his becomeing a universal expert on evrthing in te entie F cking univers, .. it got to be to much work, ..

    The Best Camo for Hunting Away from Home

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  • Chemical element symbol for Tellurium.

    December 1, 2007

  • Variant of ti (the musical note, OED2); variant of tee (the letter, MW3).

    December 8, 2007