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thorough bass

  • noun a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
    continuo; basso continuo; figured bass.
WordNet
Thor"ough bass`
Definitions
  1. (Mus.) The representation of chords by figures placed under the base; figured bass; basso continuo; -- sometimes used as synonymous with harmony.
Webster 1913

thorough-brace

Thor"ough-brace` noun
Definitions
  1. A leather strap supporting the body of a carriage, and attached to springs, or serving as a spring. See Illust. of Chaise.
Webster 1913

thorough-lighted

Thor"ough-light`ed adjective
Definitions
  1. (Arch.) Provided with thorough lights or windows at opposite sides, as a room or building. Gwilt.
Webster 1913

Toll thorough

  • (Eng. Law), toll taken by a town for beasts driven through it, or over a bridge or ferry maintained at its cost. Brande & C.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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