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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Musical  \Mu"sic*al\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  musical.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  music;  having  the  qualities  of  music;  or 
  the  power  of  producing  music;  devoted  to  music;  melodious; 
  harmonious;  as  musical  proportion;  a  musical  voice;  musical 
  instruments;  a  musical  sentence;  musical  persons. 
 
  {Musical},  or  {Music},  {box},  a  box  or  case  containing 
  apparatus  moved  by  clockwork  so  as  to  play  certain  tunes 
  automatically. 
 
  {Musical  fish}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  fish  which  utters  sounds  under 
  water,  as  the  drumfish,  grunt,  gizzard  shad,  etc 
 
  {Musical  glasses},  glass  goblets  or  bowls  so  tuned  and 
  arranged  that  when  struck,  or  rubbed,  they  produce  musical 
  notes.  CF  {Harmonica},  1. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Musical  \Mu"sic*al\,  n. 
  1.  Music.  [Obs.] 
 
  To  fetch  home  May  with  their  musical.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  A  social  entertainment  of  which  music  is  the  leading 
  feature;  a  musical  party.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  musical 
  adj  1:  characterized  by  or  capable  of  producing  music;  "a  musical 
  evening";  "musical  instruments" 
  2:  talented  in  or  devoted  to  music;  "comes  from  a  very  musical 
  family"  [ant:  {unmusical}] 
  3:  characteristic  of  or  resembling  or  accompanied  by  music;  "a 
  musical  speaking  voice";  "a  musical  comedy"  [ant:  {unmusical}] 
  4:  containing  or  constituting  or  characterized  by  pleasing 
  melody;  "the  melodious  song  of  a  meadowlark"  [syn:  {melodious}, 
  {melodic}]  [ant:  {unmelodious}] 
  n  :  a  play  or  film  whose  action  and  dialogue  is  interspersed 
  with  singing  and  dancing  [syn:  {musical  comedy},  {musical 
  theater}] 




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