Definition for TI-RADE

TI-RADE, n. [It. tirata; Fr. tirade, a train or series, from tirer, to draw.]

  1. Formerly in French music, the filling of an interval by the intermediate diatonic notes. Cyc.
  2. In modern usage, a strain or flight; a series of violent declamation. Here he delivers a violent tirade against all persons who profess to know any thing about angels. Quart. Review.

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