musicke

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

musicke (countable and uncountable, plural musickes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of music
    • 2001. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.). Pg. 593
      Richard Jobson, a British trader who visited Africa in 1620-1621... wrote 'There is no doubt, no people on the earth more naturally affected to the sound of musicke than these people'."

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French musique (mosaic), from Italian mosaico, from Medieval Latin musaicum, from Late Latin musivum (opus), from Latin museum, musaeum, probably from Ancient Greek Μουσεῖον (Mouseîon), shrine of the Muses (Μοῦσα (Moûsa)).

Noun[edit]

musicke (plural musickes)

  1. mosaic

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