Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small portable organ; a cabinet organ, or one designed for use in a small room, public or private.

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Examples

  • To the same young lady I bequeath likewise my harpsichord, my chamber-organ, and all my music-books.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Britton's small coal shop, in Clerkenwell, where Handel himself sometimes played on a chamber-organ for the genuine musical enthusiasts of London society.

    Handel

  • In a music room, which is really the living room of a house, with viols hanging on the walls, a chamber-organ in one corner,

    Plays, Acting and Music A Book Of Theory

  • A large chamber-organ, a grand piano, a mandolin, and two violins, pictures on the floor as well as on the walls, many photographs scattered about everywhere, and the mirror over the mantelpiece fringed with invitation-cards, which were stuck between the glass and the frame.

    The Christian A Story

  • We seem to see him sitting down to dictate, weighing out the fine gold of his Latin sentences to the stately accompaniment, it may be, of his chamber-organ.

    Life of John Milton

  • But who is that gentlemanly man leaning over the chamber-organ?

    The Great German Composers

  • At the upper end of it stands a chamber-organ on a cupboard, with a curtain drawn before it.

    The Old Masters and Their Pictures For the Use of Schools and Learners in Art

  • Finally he danced to the chamber-organ, both alone and together with some of his hosts, to the great entertainment of the Europeans and Asiatics present.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

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