through-com·​posed ˌthrü-kəm-ˈpōzd How to pronounce through-composed (audio)
of a song
: having new music provided for each stanza compare strophic

Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of through-composed was in 1873

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“Through-composed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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