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An informal instrumental composition of the 18th century, similar to a divertimento and often performed outdoors.
- ‘A cassation is akin to a divertimento; Mozart composed a few early in his career, but it is a relatively unusual genre.’
Late 19th century: from German Kassation serenade, from Italian cassazione.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.