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  • noun Plural form of cittern.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I tried to slip by the revelry, and could have done so with ease, what with the citterns and the clatter of cups and the boasts.

    Virginity

  • Or lard the lobsters with salt eel, or stick it with candied oranges, green citterns, or preserved barberries, and make the jelly sweet.

    The accomplisht cook or, The art & mystery of cookery

  • But, while mandos, bouzoukis and citterns are very cool ... still, Keith, my favorite is the dola -- much for the reasons Allen describes.

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  • "Carved tops" on OMs, zouks and citterns is one of the components that is, I think, least understood among us and often brings out questions when it comes up in threads.

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  • A lot of people use the expression "Thuringian waldzither" as a generic type for nine-string citterns, as it was in Thuringia that the waldzither survived as a folk instrument during the long period of obscurity from about the 16th to the end of the 19th century.

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  • * Bouzoukis, banjolins, citterns and tenor guitars (tuned in fifths) are close enough to the mandolin family that they are allowed here, but tenor banjos are not permitted.

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  • But, while mandos, bouzoukis and citterns are very cool ... still, Keith, my favorite is the dola -- much for the reasons Allen describes.

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  • I have a number of citterns, OMs and 'zouks from various makers, with different scale lengths.

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  • * Bouzoukis, banjolins, citterns and tenor guitars (tuned in fifths) are close enough to the mandolin family that they are allowed here, but tenor banjos are not permitted.

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  • My Sobell citterns just sound different from my Burgin or Fylde citterns.

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