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Picardy third

  

      n     (Music)   a major chord used in the final chord of a piece of music in the minor mode,   (Also called)    tierce de Picardie  
     (translation of French tierce de Picardie, from its use in the church music of Picardy)  
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Picardy  
      n   a region of N France: mostly low-lying; scene of heavy fighting in World War I,   (French name)    Picardie  


Picardy third  
      n     (Music)   a major chord used in the final chord of a piece of music in the minor mode,   (Also called)    tierce de Picardie  
     (translation of French tierce de Picardie, from its use in the church music of Picardy)  

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n.
turd ; shit
[UK];[Slang] Cockney rhyming slang for a "turd" = "Richard the third". Ex.: Watch out! Don't step on Richard the Third!
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
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