Ses`qui*al"ter (?), a.

Sesquialteral.

 

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Ses`qui*al"ter (?), Ses`qui*al"ter*a (?), n. [NL. sesquialtera.] Mus.

A stop on the organ, containing several ranks of pipes which reenforce some of the high harmonics of the ground tone, and make the sound more brilliant.

 

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