Ode factor

Ode factor
Ode Ode ([=o]d), n. [F., fr. L. ode, oda, Gr. 'w,dh` a song, especially a lyric song, contr. fr. 'aoidh`, fr. 'aei`dein to sing; cf. Skr. vad to speak, sing. Cf. {Comedy}, {Melody}, {Monody}.] A short poetical composition proper to be set to music or sung; a lyric poem; esp., now, a poem characterized by sustained noble sentiment and appropriate dignity of style. [1913 Webster]

Hangs odes upon hawthorns and elegies on brambles. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

O! run; prevent them with thy humble ode, And lay it lowly at his blessed feet. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Ode factor}, one who makes, or who traffics in, odes; -- used contemptuously. [1913 Webster]

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