Definitions

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  • n. Any of a family of organ stops that contain reeds.
  • n. Any of the, now obsolete, predecessors of the oboe or cor anglais.

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  • n. a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece

Etymologies

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From French hautbois

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  • hobbiss

    August 2, 2008