quarter rest

noun

Definition of quarter rest

: a musical rest corresponding in time value to a quarter note

First Known Use of quarter rest

circa 1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quarter rest was circa 1851

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“Quarter rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter%20rest. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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