octette octette

Definition(s):

  1. (n) eight performers or singers who perform together
  2. (n) a set of eight similar things considered as a unit
  3. (n) eight people considered as a unit
  4. (n) a musical composition written for eight performers

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Usage(s):

  1. The motif appears in the first act and is elaborated into an octette in the third act when Gianetto's plot is perfected.
  2. An octette of Republican ladies, wearing coonskin caps, trooped around town chanting a six-stanza ode to Sam Hopkins, written to the tune of Davy Crockett.
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