Fab"ur*den (?), n. [F. foux bpirdon. See False, and Burden a verse.]

1. Mus. (a)

A species of counterpoint with a drone bass

. (b)

A succession of chords of the sixth.

[Obs.]

2.

A monotonous refrain.

[Obs.]

Holland.

 

© Webster 1913.

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