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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 3
1. High.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Formerly the part sung by the highest male, or counter- tenor, voices; now the part sung by the lowest female, or contralto, voices, between in tenor and soprano. In instrumental music it now signifies the tenor.
2. An alto singer.
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