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Sciolto

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sciolto shi-ol′tō (mus.) free, unrestrained.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

These are reserves and cautions very necessary to have, but very imprudent to show; the 'volto sciolto' should accompany them.
"The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son" by The Earl of Chesterfield
Volto Sciolto is your cue.
"Peg Woffington" by Charles Reade
The fifth act opens with Sciolto's elaborate preparations for vengeance on his daughter.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 23, September, 1859" by Various
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