Or a ladyeater may perhaps have casualised as you temptoed her … la sourdine: Of your plates?. From Wordnik.com. [Finnegans Wake] Reference
The more complete sourdine, which muted all the strings by contact of a long strip of leather, acted as the staccato, pizzicato, or pianissimo. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883] Reference
sourdine in their throat—Andrew Marvell, “Upon Appleton House,” Marvell, p. From Wordnik.com. [A Year on the Wing] Reference
En sourdine | clusterflock etc. From Wordnik.com. [En sourdine | clusterflock] Reference
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