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quarter note

noun, Music.
a note equivalent to one fourth of a whole note; a crotchet.
Origin of quarter note
First recorded in 1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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quarter note

(US & Canadian, music) a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve Also called crotchet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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