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- n. A stringed musical instrument rather like a large lute
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large bass lute, double-necked like the theorbo and chitarrone, and differing from them in the arrangement of the longer strings. Also written archilute.
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