Definition of Lichanos
1. the string struck by the forefinger [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Lichanos
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1. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1834)
"G lichanos Meson. ... trite, and lichanos — were on the other hand termed moveable, as admitting of an alteration in the tuning.31 This peculiarity of the ..."
2. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"A suffix equivalent to like, or ly. lichanos (lik'-ä-nös) Eng. n. from Grk. ... lichanos meson (lik-ä-nös me'-sön) Grk. 2. The third sound of the meson or ..."
3. The Harmony of the World by Johannes Kepler, E. J. Aiton, A. M. Duncan, Judith Veronica Field (1997)
"Therefore the lichanos (so called from the index finger) is c. Then the Mese is d; and it was called by that name because it was the middle one of seven ..."
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