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Nonsensical legal or musical term (7)

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I believe the answer is:

allegro

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Here is my best explanation:

'musical term' is the definition.

'nonsensical legal or' is the subsidiary indication.

'nonsensical' indicates an anagram.

'legal'+'or'='legalor'

'legalor' with letters rearranged gives 'allegro'.

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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for allegro that I've seen before include "Musical movement using a brisk speed", "At a brisk speed (music)", "Musically brisk", "Gaily, lively (music)", "Lively, quick (mus.)", "Austin", "Of music, fast and lively", "In quick time", "In a brisk and lively manner" and "quickly found in bars?".)

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