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British Dictionary definitions for double-dotted

double-dotted

adjective music
  1. (of a note) increased to one and three quarters of its original time value by the addition of two dots
  2. (of a rhythm) characterized by pairs of notes in which the first one, lengthened by two dots, makes up seven eighths of the time value of the pair
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  • Compare these "pot-hooks and trammels," dotted and double-dotted, with Galin's symbol of silence, the cipher !

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878

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