[ey-sha-pey, ey-shap-ey; French ey-sha-pey]
noun, plural échappées [ey-sha-peyz, ey-shap-eyz; French ey-sha-pey] . Music.
a melodic ornamental tone following a principal tone by a step above or below and proceeding by a skip.
Compare cambiata.

< French: literally, escaped (feminine past participle of échapper). See escape Unabridged
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