Undersong

Undersong

Un"der*song`\, n. 1. The burden of a song; the chorus; the refrain. --Dryden.

2. Accompanying strain; subordinate and underlying meaning; accompaniment; undertone.

In the very [poetry] there often an undersong of sense which none beside the poetic mind . . . can comprehend. --Landor.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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