from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a musical instrument similar to a zither.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A zitherlike musical instrument, provided with dampers which, when depressed, deaden some strings, leaving free others that form a chord.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A musical instrument of the zither class, having across the strings several bars provided with projecting dampers so arranged that when one of the bars is pressed down all strings are damped or rendered mute except those of some particular chord.
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