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Meaning of UNDERSONG

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*song`\, n.
1. The burden of a song; the chorus; the refrain. --Dryden.

2. Accompanying strain; subordinate and underlying meaning;
   accompaniment; undertone.

         In the very [poetry] there often an undersong of
         sense which none beside the poetic mind . . . can
         comprehend.                           --Landor.

 

 

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