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discord

Subject: Music

A chord which is restless, jarring to the ear, requiring to be resolved in a particular way if its presence is to be justified by the ear (or the note or interval responsible for producing ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

... Lack of concord. See agreement...

‘Discord’

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
5 words

...Discord’ (Discordia) personified. See Eris...

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
10 words

...discord . A dissonant chord or interval; see consonance and dissonance...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013

... Literally, ‘severance of hearts’, from Latin discordia . It is the opposite of ‘concord’, the coming together of hearts. In music it means disagreement of sounds, as when a note is followed by or played with another that is disagreeable to a musical ear. Apple of discord See under apple...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music
Length:
34 words

...discord A discordant chord of which the discordant note forms a real part of the chord, i.e. not a mere suspension, anticipation, or retardation. Or the discordant note itself (e.g. dominant 7th,...

Apple of Discord

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A Dictionary of Reference and Allusion (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
108 words

...of Discord [Gk Myth.] A golden apple marked with the words ‘for the fairest’ that *Eris , the Greek goddess of discord, threw among the guests at the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, causing disagreement between three goddesses, *Hera , *Athene , and *Aphrodite . The goddesses asked *Paris to judge which of them was the fairest; Aphrodite won the contest by offering him *Helen of Troy as a bribe. His choice of Aphrodite led ultimately to the Trojan War. > A cause of disagreement or conflict Macedonia…became the apple of discord between the newly...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Language reference, History of English
Length:
29 words

... XIII (mus. XV). — OF. des- , discord , f. des- , discorder — L. discordāre be at variance, f. discors , discord- discordant, f. DIS- 2 + cor , cord- HEART . So discordant...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
41 words

... • record • telerecord • needlecord • ripcord , whipcord • discord • tape-record • misericord • harpsichord • clavichord • concord , Concorde • drawcord • monochord • pentachord • landlord • warlord • slumlord • overlord • broadsword •...

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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

...discord . The noun is stressed on the first syllable and the verb on the second. See noun and verb accent 1 ....

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Pocket Oxford Irish Dictionary: English-Irish

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
4 words
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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary: English-Latin (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries, Classical studies
Length:
4 words
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Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary: English-Italian (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
9 words
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Pocket Oxford German Dictionary: English German (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
10 words
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
218 words
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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
230 words
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Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
27 words
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Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
61 words
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Oxford Paperback Thesaurus (4 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
57 words
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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
103 words
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
110 words

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