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- n. A musical term of uncertain meaning (possibly the name of an instrument), found in the Bible.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A musical instrument, of unknown character, supposed by some to have been used by the people of Gath, and thence obtained by David. It is mentioned in the title of Psalms viii., lxxxi., and lxxxiv.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A word found only in the headings of Psalms viii., lxxxi., and lxxxiv.: “To the Chief Musician upon Gittith” (revised version, “For the Chief Musician; set to Gittith”): probably a musical instrument or a tune connected in some way with the Gittites.
A transliteration of Classical Hebrew גתית. (Wiktionary)