Archilute
Archlute Arch"lute, Archilute Arch"i*lute, n. [Cf. F. archiluth, It. arciliuto.] (Mus.) A large theorbo, or double-necked lute, formerly in use, having the bass strings doubled with an octave, and the higher strings with a unison. [1913 Webster]

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  • Archlute — Arch lute, Archilute Arch i*lute, n. [Cf. F. archiluth, It. arciliuto.] (Mus.) A large theorbo, or double necked lute, formerly in use, having the bass strings doubled with an octave, and the higher strings with a unison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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