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clef British & World English

Any of several symbols placed at the left hand end of a stave, indicating the pitch of the notes written on it

C clef British & World English

The soprano, alto, or tenor clef

alto clef British & World English

A clef placing middle C on the middle line of the stave, used chiefly for viola music

bass clef British & World English

A clef placing F below middle C on the second-highest line of the stave

treble clef British & World English

A clef placing G above middle C on the second-lowest line of the stave

tenor clef British & World English

A clef placing middle C on the second-highest line of the stave, used chiefly for cello and bassoon music

soprano clef British & World English

An obsolete clef placing middle C on the lowest line of the stave

roman-à-clef British & World English

A novel in which real people or events appear with invented names

romans-à-clef in roman-à-clef British & World English

A novel in which real people or events appear with invented names

clef English-Spanish

clave feminine

roman-à-clef New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

novel about real people using invented names