Definition of Backfalls

1. Noun. (plural of backfall) ¹



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Definition of Backfalls

1. backfall [n] - See also: backfall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backfalls

backdrop
backdropped
backdropping
backdrops
backdropt
backed
backed up
backend
backends
backer
backers
backest
backet
backets
backfall
backfalls (current term)
backfield
backfields
backfile
backfile conversion
backfiles
backfill
backfilled
backfilling
backfills
backfire
backfired
backfires
backfiring
backfisch

Literary usage of Backfalls

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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"An octave coupler consists of a set of diagonal backfalls, which extend sufficiently to the right to reach from any given key to the tracker of its octave. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"A sub-octave coupler has a set of diagonal backfalls acting on the octave below. When not required to be used, the draw- stop is 'put in,' which raises the ..."

3. Practical Organ-building by William Edward Dickson (1882)
"Hence the backfalls will be turned towards the player, as in Figs. 32 and 34. But all that we shall say will be applicable to ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"10) is a set of backfalls having one set of ends close together, ... That now used consista of a series of backfalls centred on & movable support. ..."

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