music stand

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noun

a pedestal or rack designed to hold a score or sheet of music in position for reading.

Nearby words

  1. music has charms to soothe a savage breast,
  2. music locker,
  3. music of the spheres,
  4. music paper,
  5. music roll,
  6. music theatre,
  7. music to one's ears,
  8. music video,
  9. musica ficta,
  10. musical

Origin of music stand

First recorded in 1755–65

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British Dictionary definitions for music stand

music stand

noun

a frame, usually of wood or metal, upon which a musical score or orchestral part is supported
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