prick song


obsolete : music that is written down
: descant as distinguished from the cantus firmus
: contrapuntal music

Word History


Middle English prikked song, from prikked pricked (i.e., dotted or written) + song

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“Prick song.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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