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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dis’cord
 
means sevorance of hearts (Latin, discorda). 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 another which is disagreeable to a musical ear. (See APPLE.)   1
 


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