Prelude vs Preluder - What's the difference?

prelude | preluder |


As verbs the difference between prelude and preluder

is that prelude is while preluder is to introduce or be a prelude (to).

prelude

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An introductory or preliminary performance or event; a preface.
  • (music) A short piece of music that acts as an introduction to a longer piece.
  • Verb

    (prelud)
  • To introduce something, as a prelude.
  • To play an introduction or prelude; to give a prefatory performance.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The musicians preluded on their instruments.
  • * Jeffrey
  • We are preluding too largely, and must come at once to the point.

    References

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    preluder

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, preludes; one who plays a prelude.
  • (Mason)
    (Webster 1913)