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maggot


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Old Eng. word meaning ‘fanciful idea’, used by 16th‐ and 17th‐cent. composers in titles of instr. pieces, often country dances, e.g. ‘My Lady Winwoods Maggot’. Revived in 20th‐cent. by Peter Maxwell Davies in his Miss Donnithorne's Maggot.

Subjects: Music.


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