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  • Everyone stood again for Joanna when she missed "galoubet."

    Pa. girl wins Bee with 'cymotrichous'

  • This instrument is the rhythmic bass and support to the simple galoubet, a cylindrical pipe with two holes in front and one behind, sounded by the same performer.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 819, September 12, 1891

  • The grey-bearded magistrates, in their velvet caps and robes, wearing their golden chains of office; the great log, swung to shoulder-poles and borne by leathern-jerkined henchmen; surely drummers and fifers, for such a ceremonial would have been impossibly incomplete in Provence without a _tambourin_ and _galoubet_; doubtless a brace of ceremonial trumpeters; and a seemly guard in front and rear of steel-capped and steel-jacketed halbardiers.

    The Christmas Kalends of Provence And Some Other Provençal Festivals

  • Provençaux pink-bordered jackets, and white hats bedizened with ribbons, and marching to Bethlehem to the sound of the _galoubet_ and

    The Christmas Kalends of Provence And Some Other Provençal Festivals

  • The little Provencales in their short petticoats and brown stockings, and their broad-brimmed black hats, enjoyed themselves to their hearts 'content in the shade to the sound of the galoubet, while my eyes wandered between the umbrella pines across the wide sea horizon, of that lapis-blue peculiar to the Mediterranean.

    Memoirs (Vieux Souvenirs) of the Prince de Joinville

  • In the lead were four musicians -- playing upon the _tambourin_, the _galoubet_, the very small cymbals called _palets_, and the bagpipe-like _carlamuso_ -- and then, two by two, came ten shepherds: wearing the long brown full cloaks, weather-stained and patched and mended, which seem always to have come down through many generations and which never by any chance are new; carrying tucked beneath their arms their battered felt hats browned, like their cloaks, by long warfare with sun and rain; holding in one hand a lighted candle and in the other a staff.

    The Christmas Kalends of Provence And Some Other Provençal Festivals

  • _tambourin_ and _galoubet_ and _palets_ and _carlamuso_ all together struck up again; and the shepherds and the lamb's car passed down the nave between the files of candle-bearers and so out through the door.

    The Christmas Kalends of Provence And Some Other Provençal Festivals

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  • (noun) Type of pipe instrument.

    June 5, 2011