figured bass

noun

Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of figured bass was in 1801

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“Figured bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/figured%20bass. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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