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Quodlibet definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUOD'LIBET, n. [L. what you please.] A nice point; a subtilty.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an issue that is presented for formal disputation

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin quodlibetum, from Latin quodlibet, neuter of quilibet any whatever, from qui who, what + libet it pleases, from lib?re to please more at who, love Date: 14th century 1. a philosophical or theological point proposed for disputation; also a disputation on such a point 2. a whimsical combination of familiar melodies or texts

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 hist. a a topic for philosophical or theological discussion. b an exercise on this. 2 a light-hearted medley of well-known tunes. Derivatives: quodlibetarian n. quodlibetical adj. quodlibetically adv. Etymology: ME f. L f. quod what + libet it pleases one

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quodlibet Quod"li*bet, n. [L., what you please.] 1. A nice point; a subtilty; a debatable point. These are your quodlibets, but no learning. --P. Fletcher. 2. (Mus.) A medley improvised by several performers.



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