treble clef


Definition of treble clef

1 : a clef that places G above middle C on the second line of the staff

Examples of treble clef in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rhythm on Monroe’s logo fuses a fork and treble clef. Matt Wake |, al, "VBC announces new venue and restaurant names, lineup," 29 Oct. 2019 Others include a marijuana leaf on his right wrist and forearm, musical notes and treble clefs on his upper arm, and a tattoo of unknown description on the back of his right hand. Cathy Locke, sacbee, "Men sought in bank robberies may have Sacramento ties | The Sacramento Bee," 21 Dec. 2017 The newest sketches appear to show a huge, red treble clef – a musical symbol. Paul Brinkmann,, "Planned apartment downtown could have unique wall art," 15 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of treble clef

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for treble clef

treble entry 1; from its use for the notation of treble parts

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The first known use of treble clef was in 1667

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“Treble clef.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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