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1) coda. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...coda An ending to a piece of music, standing outside the formal structure of the piece. Coda is the Italian word for tail. 1...

2) coda. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Music The concluding passage of a movement or composition. 2. A conclusion or closing part of a statement. Italian, from Latin cauda, tail....

3) Cow's Tail. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
..."Always behind, like a cow s tail." Tanquam coda vituli." (Petronius.) 1 The cow knows not the worth of her tail till she loses it, and is troubled with flies, which...

4) queue. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...in line: queue up at the box office. French, from Old French cue, tail, from Latin cauda, coda. When the British stand in queues (as they have been doing at least...

5) sonata form. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of three sections, the exposition, development, and recapitulation, often followed by a coda....

6) Needs must when the Devil Drives. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...diable est aux trousses;" and the Italians say: "Bisogna andare, quando il diavolo e vella coda." If I must, I must. 1 "He must needs go that the Devil drives." Shakespeare:...

7) pas de deux. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...a dance in ballet consisting of an entree and adagio, a variation for each dancer, and a coda. 2. A close relationship between two people or things, as during an...

8) Head. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...yeomanry than the tail of the gentry. The Italians say, "E meglio esser testa di luccio che coda di sturione." 2 He has a head on his shoulders. He is up to snuff...

9) 39144. Mencken, H.L. (Henry Lewis). The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...first published in Smart Set (New York, Dec. 1920). A Mencken Chrestomathy, pt. 1, "Coda," (1949)....

10) §6. The Battle of the Couplets : Waller and Cowley. IX. The Prosody of the Seventeenth Century. Vol. 8. The Age of Dryden. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...and Drayton and which, when the octave became popular, almost obtruded itself as a constant coda, presented a combination, beyond all question unrivalled in English...

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