Sol`-fa" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sol-faed (?);p. pr. & vb. n. Sol-faing.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.]

To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order.

Yet can I neither solfe ne sing.
Piers Plowman.


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Sol"-fa", n.

The gamut, or musical scale. See Tonic sol-fa, under Tonic, n.


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Sol`-fa" (?), v. t.

To sing to solmization syllables.


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