Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as mandola.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A kind of four-stringed lute.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music An early form of lute, that gave rise to the mandolin
  • noun Alternative spelling of mandor.

Etymologies

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from French mandore

Examples

  • The maiden continued to strike the strings of the mandore, and sang more and more softly the refrain of her song.

    The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5 The Romance of a Mummy and Egypt

  • The priest's daughter took down the mandore, drew near the couch on which Poëri was stretched, leaned the head of the lute against the wooden bed-head hollowed out in the shape of a half-moon, stretched her arm to the end of the handle of the instrument, the body of which was pressed against her beating heart, let her hand flutter along the strings, and struck a few chords.

    The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5 The Romance of a Mummy and Egypt

  • The shrew-mouse had the rest of the day to dance, play, and amuse himself, listen to the roundelays and ballads which the poets composed in his honour, play the lute and the mandore, make acrostics, eat, drink and be merry.

    Droll Stories — Complete Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine

  • The shrew-mouse had the rest of the day to dance, play, and amuse himself, listen to the roundelays and ballads which the poets composed in his honour, play the lute and the mandore, make acrostics, eat, drink and be merry.

    Droll Stories — Volume 2

  • Estate workers homes: PKR S'gor mandore pushes buck to NUPW (refer MN 9/12/09 page 18).

    Malaysiakini :: News

  • Estate workers homes: PKR S'gor mandore pushes buck to NUPW (refer MN 9/12/09 page 18).

    Malaysiakini :: News

  • As usual UMNO sent their ASP police Indian mandore to talk to us so that any quarrel, arrest or arguments would as usual become an Indian and Indian affair as UMNO had successfully been doing in the last 53 years.

    SARA - Southeast Asian RSS Aggregator

  • Suhakam Indian mandore clears prison murder | s. jayathas

    Malaysiakini :: News

  • Suhakam Indian mandore clears prison murder | s. jayathas

    Malaysiakini :: News

  • Suhakam Indian mandore clears prison murder | s. jayathas

    Malaysiakini :: News

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