- From clarion + -et. (Wiktionary)
“The other is called Jaina, and is a rude kind of clarionet made from a reed.”
“The _Jaina_ appears to be of more modern origin; it is a rude kind of clarionet, made from a reed.”
“He delivered lectures upon geography and astronomy: those who could play instruments, such as clarionet, fife, and violin, were stationed on the deck, while the rest marched in ranks.”
“And halting as he was on the point of setting out: — “By the way, you will give me his gun!” and he added: “I leave you the musician, but I want the clarionet.””
“Only a blind musician, on the scaffolding of the orchestra, went on playing a shrill tune on his clarionet.”
“As the old gentleman inhabited the highest story of the palace, where he might have practised pistol – shooting without much chance of discovery by the other inmates, his younger niece had taken courage to propose the restoration to him of his clarionet, which Mr Dorrit had ordered to be confiscated, but which she had ventured to preserve.”
“All this time the uncle was dolefully blowing his clarionet in the corner, sometimes taking it an inch or so from his mouth for a moment while he stopped to gaze at them, with a vague impression that somebody had said something.”
“When they arrived there, they found the old man practising his clarionet in the dolefullest manner in a corner of the room.”
“Doubtful which might be the clarionet – stop, he was considering the point, when a shuttlecock flew out of the parlour window, and alighted on his hat.”
“‘What did you think of my brother, sir?’ he asked, when he by – and – by discovered what he was doing, left off, reached over to the chimney – piece, and took his clarionet case down.”
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