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treble clef

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noun Music.
  1. a sign that locates the G above middle C, placed on the second line of the staff, counting up; G clef.

Origin of treble clef

First recorded in 1795–1805
Also called violin clef.
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British Dictionary definitions for treble clef

treble clef

  1. music the clef that establishes G a fifth above middle C as being on the second line of the staffSymbol:
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