added-line

added line

noun
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ledger line

noun
1.
Also, leger line. Also called added line. Music. a short line added when necessary above or below the staff to increase the range of the staff.
2.
Angling. a line so set that both the bait and sinker rest on the bottom.

Origin:
1690–1700 for def 2; 1880–85 for def 1

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ledger line
 
n
1.  music a short line placed above or below the staff to accommodate notes representing pitches above or below the staff
2.  angling a line using ledger tackle

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