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treble clef

noun

Definition of treble clef

  1. 1 :  a clef that places G above middle C on the second line of the staff

  2. 2 :  treble staff



Origin and Etymology of treble clef

1treble; from its use for the notation of treble parts


First Known Use: 1825



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