treble staff

noun

Definition of treble staff

: the musical staff carrying the treble clef

First Known Use of treble staff

circa 1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of treble staff was circa 1854

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“Treble staff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/treble%20staff. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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