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accidental

1. Music denoting sharps, flats, or naturals that are not in the key signature of a piece
2. Logic (of a property) not essential; contingent
3. Music a symbol denoting a sharp, flat, or natural that is not a part of the key signature
References in classic literature ?
You have taken some accidental case and twisted it into a universal law, which is unjust.
And all that dysentery, you know, that's all rot, just like the accidental drownings," Bertie continued.
But the chief point was that all this was, as it were, not accidental in me, but as though it were bound to be so.
Bingley had not been or age two years, when he was tempted by an accidental recommendation to look at Netherfield House.
Yet such is human inconsistency that one of the interests of the new place to her was the accidental virtues of its lying near her forefathers' country (for they were not Blakemore men, though her mother was Blakemore to the bone).
He cast down his eyes and hurried out as if it were none of his business, careful as he went not to inflict any accidental injury on the young lady.
I am hoping to hear," the latter concluded, with some slight asperity in his manner, "that the circumstance to which I have alluded was accidental and will not be repeated.