music (in tonic sol-fa) the name used for the fifth note or dominant of any scale

Word Origin for soh

C13: see gamut
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Examples from the Web for soh

Historical Examples of soh

  • "You tell him, Soh Hay, that he must not talk to her," the doctor said.

  • This was too much for Hassan, and had to be translated by Soh Hay.

  • I tried to talk to her—all she can say is 'ja wohl,' or 'doch,' or 'nein,' or 'soh'!


    George Du Maurier

  • "Soh, soh," answered Mr. Sieppe abstractedly, peering about for Owgooste's cap.


    Frank Norris

  • "Soh, ye ha donned your finery at last, Alizon," said Elizabeth.

    The Lancashire Witches

    William Harrison Ainsworth