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Meaning of AUBADE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Au`bade"\, n. [F., fr. aube the dawn, fr. L. albus
white.]
An open air concert in the morning, as distinguished from an
evening serenade; also, a pianoforte composition suggestive
of morning. --Grove.

      The crowing cock . . . Sang his aubade with lusty voice
      and clear.                               --Longfellow.

 

 

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