What does the word melody mean?

Usage examples for melody

  1. The melody of his voice was, to me, one of his greatest attractions. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  2. The first melody of d. – Sumerian Liturgies and Psalms by Stephen Langdon
  3. Melody or beauty of a sentence, words necessary to, rarely to be omitted. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown