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treble clef

noun, Music.
a sign that locates the G above middle C, placed on the second line of the staff, counting up; G clef.
Also called violin clef.
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First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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treble clef

(music) the clef that establishes G a fifth above middle C as being on the second line of the staff treble_clef
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