Manichordon
Manichord Man"i*chord, Manichordon Man`i*chor"don, [L. monochordon, Gr. ?; -- so called because it orig. had only one string. See {Monochord}.] (Mus.) The clavichord or clarichord; -- called also {dumb spinet}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dumb spinet — Spinet Spin et, n. [OF. espinete, F. [ e]pinette (cf. It. spinetta), fr. L. spina a thorn; so called because its quills resemble thorns. See {Spine}.] (Mus.) A keyed instrument of music resembling a harpsichord, but smaller, with one string of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumb spinet — Manichord Man i*chord, Manichordon Man i*chor don, [L. monochordon, Gr. ?; so called because it orig. had only one string. See {Monochord}.] (Mus.) The clavichord or clarichord; called also {dumb spinet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manichord — Man i*chord, Manichordon Man i*chor don, [L. monochordon, Gr. ?; so called because it orig. had only one string. See {Monochord}.] (Mus.) The clavichord or clarichord; called also {dumb spinet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spinet — Spin et, n. [OF. espinete, F. [ e]pinette (cf. It. spinetta), fr. L. spina a thorn; so called because its quills resemble thorns. See {Spine}.] (Mus.) A keyed instrument of music resembling a harpsichord, but smaller, with one string of brass or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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