Sautrie
Sautrie Sau"trie, n. Psaltery. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Psalteries — Psaltery Psal ter*y, n.; pl. {Psalteries}. [OE. sautrie, OF. psalterie, F. psalt[ e]rion, L. psalterium psaltery, psalter, from Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {Psalm}, {Psalter}.] A stringed instrument of music used by the Hebrews, the form of which is not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Psaltery — Psal ter*y, n.; pl. {Psalteries}. [OE. sautrie, OF. psalterie, F. psalt[ e]rion, L. psalterium psaltery, psalter, from Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {Psalm}, {Psalter}.] A stringed instrument of music used by the Hebrews, the form of which is not known.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • psaltery — [ sɔ:lt(ə)ri, sɒl ] noun (plural psalteries) an ancient and medieval musical instrument like a dulcimer but played by plucking the strings with the fingers or a plectrum. Origin ME sautrie, from OFr. sauterie, from L. psalterium (see psalter) …   English new terms dictionary

  • psaltery — /ˈsɔltəri/ (say sawltuhree) noun (plural psalteries) an ancient musical instrument consisting of a flat sounding box with numerous strings which were plucked with the fingers or struck with a plectrum. {Latin psaltērium, from Greek psaltērion… …   Australian English dictionary

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