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- (Music, archaic) the burden or bass of a melody
*1985: The earth tremors resumed and made a bourdon to the loud psalms that they sang, interspersed with the odd ode of Horace recited by Silas. — Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked
- the drone pipe of a bagpipe
- the lowest-pitched stop of an organ
- the lowest-pitched of a peal of bells
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Bour"don (&?;), n. [F., fr. L. burdo
mule, esp. one used for carrying litters. Cf. Sp. muleta a young she
mule; also, crutch, prop.] A pilgrim's staff.
||Bour"don` (&?;), n. [F. See Burden a
refrain.] (Mus.) (a) A drone bass, as in a
bagpipe, or a hurdy-gurdy. See Burden (of a song.)
(b) A kind of organ stop.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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