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(music) (in tonic sol-fa) the name used for the fifth note or dominant of any scale
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C13: see gamut
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  • "You tell him, soh Hay, that he must not talk to her," the doctor said.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty
  • This was too much for Hassan, and had to be translated by soh Hay.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty
  • I tried to talk to her—all she can say is 'ja wohl,' or 'doch,' or 'nein,' or 'soh'!

    Trilby George Du Maurier
  • "soh, soh," answered Mr. Sieppe abstractedly, peering about for Owgooste's cap.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • "soh, ye ha donned your finery at last, Alizon," said Elizabeth.

    The Lancashire Witches William Harrison Ainsworth
  • If he gets away, you swine, I'll rip y' open with the gaff—heave now—heave—there—there—soh, stand clear his nippers.

  • Harry turned to the gunboat, and called to the men to bring soh Hay, the interpreter, to the side.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty
  • soh Hay tells me that in his young days he was a great fighter, and his face and shoulders are seamed with scars.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty
  • soh told me that, in the first place, he took to the jungle, owing to his having krised in a quarrel the son of the chief here.

    Among Malay Pirates G. A. Henty

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