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VO'CAL, adjective [Latin vocalis. See Voice.]

1. Having a voice.

To hill or valley, fountain or fresh shade, made vocal by my song.

2. Uttered or modulated by the voice; as vocal melody; vocal prayer; vocal praise.

Vocal music, music made by the voice, in distinction from instrumental music; hence, music or tunes set to words, to be performed by the human voice.

VO'CAL, noun Among the Romanists, a man who has a right to vote in certain elections.