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music stand

noun

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


music stand

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of music stand1

First recorded in 1755–65

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Example Sentences

Then, taking a candle from the music stand, he began to mount the steps.

In front of it is a Chinese pagoda, intended as a music stand for the band, which plays there twice a day.

Some of them have a sliding shaft, like that of a music-stand, by which the light might be raised or lowered at pleasure.

The music stand was about half a mile from the park entrance.

Designers should also study the lines of those two long-neglected pieces of furniture, the music-stool and music-stand.

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