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[kah-chuh; Italian kaht-chah] /ˈkɑ tʃə; Italian ˈkɑt tʃɑ/
noun, plural cacce
[kah-chey; Italian kaht-che] /ˈkɑ tʃeɪ; Italian ˈkɑt tʃɛ/ (Show IPA),
a 14th-century Italian vocal form for two voices in canon plus an independent tenor, with a text describing the hunt or the cries and noises of village life.
Origin of caccia
< Italian: literally, a hunt; see catch, chase1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the poetical part of caccia it is described as recently made and “ben ritratto.”

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • This exactly tallies with the dates given in the two editions of caccia.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • Lorenzo's Selva d'amore and caccia col falcone might also be mentioned in the same connexion.

  • I had better perhaps give the words in which caccia describes the work.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • In the same meter, but in a less ambitious style, is La caccia col Falcone.

  • Besides, he did not wish to go to caccia's a second time for it.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • This was one of the earliest chapels, and is mentioned as completed in the 1586 edition of caccia.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • Over and above the advantage of having had even the later caccia before me, I have seen Cav.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • This chapel is given as completed in the 1586 edition of caccia, so that Bordiga and Cusa are wrong in dating it 1598.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • Bordiga says that a contract was made with caccia (not the historian), called Moncalvo, for the frescoes.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter

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