C clef


: a movable clef indicating middle C by its placement on one of the lines of the staff

Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of C clef was in 1596

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“C clef.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/C%20clef. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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