- piece; morsel.
- an excerpt or passage of poetry or music.
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Examples from the Web for morceau
Your description of Tangier will be another interesting “morceau” for her.The Life of George Borrow
Clement K. Shorter
This first melody in the opera is as perfect a morceau for its size as was ever written.Stars of the Opera
Your description of Tangier will be another interesting 'morceau' for her.George Borrow and His Circle
Clement King Shorter
The modelling of the morceau was not particularly his affair.Artist and Public
So occupied was he with his enjoyment of this morceau of horrors, that he did not notice my entry or approach to his bedside.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland
John Mackay Wilson
- a fragment or morsel
- a short composition, esp a musical one
C18: from Old French: morsel
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