Pricksong
Pricksong Prick"song` (?; 115), n. [See {Prick}, v. t., 4.] Music written, or noted, with dots or points; -- so called from the points or dots with which it is noted down. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He fights as you sing pricksong. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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