from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument of music, which, when placed between the teeth, gives, by means of a bent metal tongue struck by the finger, a sound which is modulated by the breath; -- called also Jew's-trump.
  • n. The shackle for joining a chain cable to an anchor.


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