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Dolcino

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dolcino (Mus) A small bassoon, formerly much used.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. It. dolcigno, sweetish

Usage

In literature:

Mark Ambient paid no attention to the summons, but Dolcino turned round and looked with eyes of shy entreaty at his mother.
"The Author Of Beltraffio" by Henry James
The heroic Father Dolcino did not re-appear with the prophetic war cry of Joachino del Fiore.
"Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History" by Antonio Labriola
Dolcino of Novara was brought up at Vercelli, and had been an Apostle since 1291.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Fra Dolcino was put down.
"On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill
DOLCINITES, a Christian sect of Piedmont, so named from their leader Dolcino.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
On the third night, he was descending the defiles that lead from Campo Dolcino to Chiavenna.
"Vassall Morton" by Francis Parkman
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