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falsetto
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
a male voice that is artificially high — usually while singing
  • Stephen rose from his seat, and sauntered to the piano, humming in falsetto, "Graceful Consort," as he turned over the volume of "The Creation," which stood open on the desk.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (54% in)
  • She looked playful reproach at Stephen, who was sauntering up and down, and was just singing in pianissimo falsetto,— "The thirst that from the soul doth rise Doth ask a drink divine."
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (22% in)

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