Sol-faing
Sol-fa Sol`-fa", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sol-faed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sol-faing}.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.] To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order. [1913 Webster]

Yet can I neither solfe ne sing. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sol faing — v. sing the notes of the gamut …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sol-faing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sol-fa — [sōl΄fä′] n. [It solfa < sol + fa: see GAMUT] 1. the syllables do (formerly ut), re, mi, fa, sol (or so), la, ti (or si), do (or ut), used to represent the tones of a scale, regardless of its key 2. the use of these syllables, as in vocal… …   English World dictionary

  • Sol-fa — v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sol faed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sol faing}.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.] To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order. [19 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sol-faed — Sol fa Sol fa , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sol faed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sol faing}.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.] To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sol-fa — sol faist, n. /sohl fah , sohl fah /, n., v., sol faed, sol faing. n. 1. Music. the set of syllables, do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, and ti, sung to the respective tones of the scale. All but do and ti are attributed to Guido d Arezzo. 2. the system of …   Universalium

  • sol-fa — [ sɒlfα:] noun short for tonic sol fa. verb (sol fas, sol faing, sol faed) sing using the sol fa syllables …   English new terms dictionary

  • solmisation — Solmization Sol mi*za tion, n. [F. solmisation, fr. solmiser to sol fa; called from the musical notes sol, mi. See {Sol fa}.] (Mus.) The act of sol faing. [Written also {solmisation}.] [1913 Webster] Note: This art was practiced by the Greeks;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solmization — Sol mi*za tion, n. [F. solmisation, fr. solmiser to sol fa; called from the musical notes sol, mi. See {Sol fa}.] (Mus.) The act of sol faing. [Written also {solmisation}.] [1913 Webster] Note: This art was practiced by the Greeks; but six of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flore du massif des Vosges — Vue du château de Lœwenstein, parc naturel régional des Vosges du Nord, Bas Rhin …   Wikipédia en Français

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