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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music, a prelude or overture.

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  • Or perhaps, if one wanted to be both perversely and erroneously literal, "foreplay"

    August 11, 2008

  • Prelude; overture. (German vor, before + spiel.)

    August 11, 2008