of, relating to, or constituting a musical cadence.
Music: An Art and a Language Walter Raymond Spalding
an elaborate flourish or showy solo passage, sometimes improvised, introduced near the end of an aria or a movement of a concerto. Historical Examples Plays, Acting and Music Arthur Symons Massimilla Doni Honore de Balzac A Bold Stroke for a Husband Hannah Cowley Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 […]
Eastern New England and British. (of the young of animals) abandoned or left by the mother and raised by humans: a cade lamb. Historical Examples Legend Land, Vol. 1 Various The Motor Routes of England Gordon Home The Motor Routes of England Gordon Home Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King Climbing in The British […]
a student in a national service academy or private military school or on a training ship. a student in training for service as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Coast Guard. Compare midshipman (def 1). a trainee in a business or profession. a younger son or brother. the youngest son. (formerly) […]
a heavy woolen cloth of double-cloth construction and bluish-gray color, used especially for uniforms at military schools.