noun Music (chiefly British).
THE SEPTEMBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ HAS ARRIVED!
Words nearby semibreve
Example sentences from the Web for semibreve
The last note of the exercise, which was printed as a dotted minim, has been changed to a semibreve.Advice to Singers|Frederick James Crowest
So much is Don Zuniga, her father, that he does not know a semibreve from a culverin!A Bold Stroke for a Husband|Hannah Cowley
The dotted minim value of this corresponds with the semibreve value of the other.Shakespeare and Music|Edward W. Naylor
There was also a semibreve, a diamond-shaped note which was used when two or more tones were sung to one syllable.A Popular History of the Art of Music|W. S. B. Mathews