C :: C () C is the third letter of the English alphabet. It is from the Latin letter C, which in old Latin represented the sounds of k, and g (in go); its original value being the latter. In Anglo-Saxon words, or Old English before the Norman Conquest, it always has the sound of k. The Latin C was the same letter as the Greek /, /, and came from the Greek alphabet. The Greeks got it from the Ph/nicians. The English name of C is from the Latin name ce, and was derived, probably, through the French. Et
C :: C () The keynote of the normal or natural scale, which has neither flats nor sharps in its signature; also, the third note of the relative minor scale of the same..
C :: C () C after the clef is the mark of common time, in which each measure is a semibreve (four fourths or crotchets); for alla breve time it is written /..
C :: C () The C clef, a modification of the letter C, placed on any line of the staff, shows that line to be middle C..
C :: C () As a numeral, C stands for Latin centum or 100, CC for 200, etc..
Caaba :: Caaba (n.) The small and nearly cubical stone building, toward which all Mohammedans must pray..
Cabal :: Cabal (n.) A number of persons united in some close design, usually to promote their private views and interests in church or state by intrigue; a secret association composed of a few designing persons; a junto..
Cabal :: Cabal (n.) The secret artifices or machinations of a few persons united in a close design; intrigue.
Cabal :: Cabal (v. i.) To unite in a small party to promote private views and interests by intrigue; to intrigue; to plot.
Cabala :: Cabala (n.) A kind of occult theosophy or traditional interpretation of the Scriptures among Jewish rabbis and certain mediaeval Christians, which treats of the nature of god and the mystery of human existence. It assumes that every letter, word, number, and accent of Scripture contains a hidden sense; and it teaches the methods of interpretation for ascertaining these occult meanings. The cabalists pretend even to foretell events by this means..