finger-cymbals love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Castanets.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She watched the six-armed men and women weave patterns in the air, tapestries of muscle and sinew that had been braided on the looms of ten centuries, and she imagined herself as a little six-armed goat-girl, high in the steppes of the Newark Mountains, playing her Pan-flutes, and her fiddle, and her drum, and her finger-cymbals, all at once.

    Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware

  • To the sound of the music they began to dance, finger-cymbals clinking and tiny golden bells tinkling at their ankles.

    Conan The Victorious

  • Golden lamps, hanging on silver chains from the vaulted ceiling, cast a sheen on the olive skins of six veiled, supple women, clothed in naught else but tinkling golden bells at their ankles, who danced with finger-cymbals.

    Conan The Victorious

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