- n. Plural form of flute.
“It is, however, more generally thought that it is thereby meant that he was the freedman or liberated slave of some Roman noble of the family of the Claudii.] [Footnote 17: _Treble flutes and bass flutes_) -- The history of ancient music, and especially that relative to the “tibiæ,””
“It's nice to have that music available again; I haven't had an opportunity to spend a lazy Sunday listening to fiddles and tin flutes since I moved out of Boston.”
“So our flutes stood in attention so they called our flutes snots and bitches and stuff.”
“No wonder, that: even the lowliest beat cop stood to preserve many times that each month by preserving the system of traffic bribes, shakedowns of neighborhood bodegas that wished to remain open in contravention of the city's labynthine Sabbath laws, in free meals and "flutes" -- Coke bottles topped off with liquor -- from their precincts 'restaurants and bars.”
“It's just - the flutes are a little vaporizing moment.”
“And so the hand of a dead man, too, will in the same way be a hand in name only, just as stone flutes might still be called flutes: for these members, too, are instruments of a kind.”
“In the finale we have Catharine in the mad scene, singing the scena, "L'aurora alfin succede," with bits of the old music running through the accompaniment; and in the final scene, as her reason returns, breaking out in the florid bravura, "Non s'ode alcun," accompanied by the first and second flutes, which is a triumph of virtuosity for the voice.”
“The flutes are a joint of bamboo, close at both ends, with a hole near each, and four others; two of which, and one of the first only, are used in playing.”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 15 Forming A Complete History Of The Origin And Progress Of Navigation, Discovery, And Commerce, By Sea And Land, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time
“Normally, corrugated boards are made of one, two or three layers of columns and walls; these rows and columns are also known as flutes and liners.”
“And the flutes were the subject of a utility patent held by plaintiff.”
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