through-composed

adjective
through-com·​posed | \ ˌthrü-kəm-ˈpōzd How to pronounce through-composed (audio) \

Definition of through-composed

of a song
: having new music provided for each stanza — compare strophic

First Known Use of through-composed

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of through-composed was in 1873

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“Through-composed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/through-composed. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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