cariccio

Cariccio

Ca*ric"cio\, n. [It. See Caprice.]

1. (Mus.) A piece in a free form, with frequent digressions from the theme; a fantasia; -- often called caprice.

2. A caprice; a freak; a fancy. --Shak.
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