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An organ stop especially suitable for imitating a solo performance on another instrument.
- ‘The instrument had solo stops so that, for example, the melody of a chorale could be played with the feet while the accompaniment or decorative patterning of a chorale prelude was played on one or more manuals.’
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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.