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vox angelica

/ænˈdʒɛlɪkə/
noun
1.
an organ stop with a soft tone, often similar to the voix céleste
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: angelic voice
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  • "vox angelica is that lovely soft stop in the swell," said Johan.

    The Blue Rose Fairy Book Maurice Baring
  • But what was his grief and despair when he saw that vox angelica was no longer there!

    The Blue Rose Fairy Book Maurice Baring
  • Lieblich Gedacht rode on a grey horse, and vox angelica rode on the saddle in front of him.

    The Blue Rose Fairy Book Maurice Baring
  • vox angelica has been carried away by Bourdon, and he has probably hidden her somewhere.

    The Blue Rose Fairy Book Maurice Baring

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