a rest equal in time value to an eighth note.
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Origin of eighth rest
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby eighth rest
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Example sentences from the Web for eighth rest
The Composer directed the insertion of an eighth-rest at the beginning of the bar.The Shadow World|Hamlin Garland