Ge·​deckt | \ gəˈdekt \
variants: or less commonly Gedackt or Gedact \ -​däkt , -​dakt \
plural Gedeckts also Gedackts or Gedacts

Definition of Gedeckt

: a common organ stopped flue stop of 4′ pitch, 8′ pitch, 16′ pitch, or 32′ foot pitch and flute quality

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History and Etymology for Gedeckt

gedeckt from German, from past participle of decken to cover, from Old High German deckan; gedackt, gedact from German gedackt, from archaic past participle of decken

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“Gedeckt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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