cantus firmus. Historical Examples A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann Bach Charles Francis Abdy Williams Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3) Otto Jahn A Treatise on Simple […]
the ancient traditional unisonal plainchant of the Christian Church, having its form set and its use prescribed by ecclesiastical tradition. Music. a fixed melody to which other voices are added, typically in polyphonic treatment.
a term used to refer to a Canadian, especially a French Canadian. Historical Examples A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison The Landlord at Lion’s Head, Complete William Dean Howells They of the High Trails Hamlin Garland A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery The Landlord at Lion’s […]
cannula. a metal tube for insertion into the body to draw off fluid or to introduce medication. Historical Examples A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Peter Charles Remondino A […]