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sheet music

music printed on unbound sheets of paper.
Origin of sheet music
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The next year more books arrived, with some sheet-music as well, and thus Nance's mind was fed upon new delights.

    If Any Man Sin H. A. Cody
  • The mermaids under the water, they have among themselves no sheet-music, so on shells they must read it.

    Nautilus Laura E. Richards
  • Well, doubtless he'll give you some music,—sheet-music, you know; and perhaps some magazines.

    Marjorie's Busy Days Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for sheet-music

sheet music

the printed or written copy of a short composition or piece, esp in the form of unbound leaves
music in its written or printed form
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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