dulciana


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dulciana

(ˌdʌlsɪˈɑːnə)
n
(Instruments) a sweet-toned organ stop, controlling metal pipes of narrow scale
[C18: from Latin dulcis sweet]
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Noun1.dulciana - the organ stop having a tone of soft sweet string quality
organ stop - a graduated set of organ pipes of like tone quality
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Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a designer gown of Dulciana satin adorned in rum-pink Italian silk.
One case from the year 1362 reveals that the butcher Anhellon Fabre, a man of some standing and good connections in the community, had been imprisoned immediately after he murdered his wife, Dulciana.(72) Those working on his behalf successfully made a peace with the agnates and cognates of his late wife, however, and Anhellon was released from prison.
The bride, presented in marriage by her father, chose a designer gown of dulciana and Italian silky satin trimmed in hand-beaded, reembroidered Alencon lace.