toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
an interval of tones with the pitch at the high end being twice that at the low end — 8 notes on the familiar diatonic scale
  • Bloom wound a skein round four forkfingers, stretched it, relaxed, and wound it round his troubled double, fourfold, in octave, gyved them fast.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (49% in)
  • The octave.
    Episode 15 — Circe (44% in)
  • If I could only find out about octaves.
    Episode 15 — Circe (53% in)

There are no more uses of "octave" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®Wikipedia Article