Tablature

Tab"la*ture

(?), n. [Cf. F. tablature ancient mode of musical notation. See Table.] 1. (Paint.) A painting on a wall or ceiling; a single piece comprehended in one view, and formed according to one design; hence, a picture in general. Shaftesbury.
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2. (Mus.) An ancient mode of indicating musical sounds by letters and other signs instead of by notes.
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The chimes of bells are so rarely managed that I went up to that of Sir Nicholas, where I found who played all sorts of compositions from the tablature before him as if he had fingered an organ.
Evelyn.
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3. (Anat.) Division into plates or tables with intervening spaces; as, the tablature of the cranial bones.
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