a work consisting wholly or in part of exercises of increasing difficulty.
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a dictionary of prosody, especially one that gives word quantities and poetic phrases and that is intended to aid students in the writing of Latin and Greek verse.
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Except that gradus misses Kinbote and mortally wounds Shade.Pale Fire and the Cold War: Redefining Vladimir Nabokov’s Masterpiece | Michael Weiss | October 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Tales sunt Sadismus, Masochismus, et gradus Sodomiae praeter primum.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
gradus initialis hujus status est amicitia inordinata inter duos pueros aut duas puellas.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
For this the last chapter of the first book of Fuxs gradus ad Parnassum might have served.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I (of 3) | Alexander Wheelock Thayer
These when harnessed to a “gradus” as a break were very safe and steady.Road Scrapings: Coaches and Coaching | M. E. Haworth
Tausig was for gradus, you know, and practiced it himself every day.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for gradus
a book of études or other musical exercises arranged in order of increasing difficulty
prosody a dictionary or textbook of prosody for use in writing Latin or Greek verse
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