from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a stringed instrument that has a keyboard, especially a piano, harpsichord, or clavichord; also, the keyboard of such an instrument. Same as clavier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See clavier.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a stringed instrument that has a keyboard
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In 1814 we have the lovely sonata in E minor for piano, Opus 90, and in 1818 the great sonata for hammer klavier, Opus 106.
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