plein jeu

noun, often capitalized P&J
\ ˈplaⁿ- \

Definition of plein jeu

: a mixture stop in a pipe organ including the unison, octave, and fifth

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History and Etymology for plein jeu

French, literally, full play

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“Plein jeu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plein%20jeu. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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