\\-ˌdīz\ intransitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: Greek magadizein, from magadis + -izein -ize
1. : to sing or play in octaves

the Greek practice of magadizing, in which … lay the fundamental principle of polyphony — H.E.Wooldridge

2. : to play on the magadis

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