August 27th, 2015

dwell in possibility

Word of the Day 08/27/15 Descant

Descant (noun, adjective, verb)
descant [n., adj. des-kant; v. des-kant, dis-]

1. Music.
a. a melody or counterpoint accompanying a simple musical theme and usually written above it.
b. (in part music) the soprano.
c. a song or melody.

2. a variation upon anything; comment on a subject.

3. Music (chiefly British)
a. soprano: a descant recorder.
b. treble: a descant viol.

verb (used without object)
4. Music. to sing.
5. to comment or discourse at great length.

Also, discant.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English discant, descaunt < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin discanthus, equivalent to Latin dis- dis- + cantus song; see chant

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August Rush: Day Nineteen

We're getting down to the wire, folks! Only two more days left in August Rush 2015! But don't worry, you still have time to come up with something incredible for this round. Don't just sit there – go forth and create!

Please link/post your creation to this post once it's made (or you can choose to link the whole week's creations to the WEEKLY ROUND-UP post, which will appear over the weekend.)

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Happy creating!