Definition of Counterpointed

1. Verb. (past of counterpoint) ¹



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Definition of Counterpointed

1. counterpoint [v] - See also: counterpoint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterpointed

counterplea
counterplead
counterpleaded
counterpleading
counterpleads
counterpleas
counterplot
counterplots
counterplotted
counterplotter
counterplotters
counterplotting
counterploy
counterploys
counterpoint
counterpointed (current term)
counterpointing
counterpoints
counterpoise
counterpoised
counterpoises
counterpoising
counterpoison
counterpoisons
counterpole
counterpoles
counterpose
counterposed
counterposes
counterposing

Literary usage of Counterpointed

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1. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1893)
"... then doth he deserve, buta crown of foxe tailes, counterpointed with whetstones, for his labour? ..."

2. Exercises in Elementary Counterpoint by Percy Goetschius (1910)
"Then the given melody is to be used as lower part, an octave lower than where it is written (or two octaves lower, if necessary), and counterpointed above, ..."

3. Music (1896)
"The counterpointed accompaniment, the canon, the fugue should only appear in dramatic compositions when they grow naturally out of the thought and situation ..."

4. History of the Modern Music of Western Europe: From the First Century ... to by Raphael Georg Kiesewetter, Robert Müller (1848)
"... him in his pastorals, are not counterpointed; and the codex, in which M. Fe"tis discovered the above chanson, may be assigned to the fourteenth century. ..."

5. Gloves, Their Annals and Associations: A Chapter of Trade and Social History by S. William Beck (1883)
"... even as they wore counterpointed garments, stitched pointe-contre pointe, across and across in panes over wadding, like an old-fashioned counterpane, ..."

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