Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small dulcimer used in the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Mus.), obsolete A musical instrument; a kind of dulcimer.
- n. a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
- Probably a French diminutive form of Latin cithara, and not from Latin cista, a box. (Wiktionary)
“It includes treasures such as the Limoges casket from France, an ivory triptych from Byzantium, and an early English citole, or guitar.”
“Glad I am to see that you have your citole slung to your back.”
“So Chandos went his way that evening, walking his horse through the peaceful lanes and twanging his citole as he went, for he loved music and was famous for his merry songs.”
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“France, and the only surviving citole, a precursor to the guitar, owned by Elizabeth I. James Robinson, curator of the medieval collections, said of the chess pieces: "They act as the gateway for all the different themes.”
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