from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a reed that does not fit closely over the aperture.
- n. a reed whose edges do not overlap the wind passage, -- used in the harmonium, concertina, etc. It is distinguished from the beating or striking reed of the organ and clarinet.
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- n. a reed that does not fit closely over the aperture
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