Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A harmonium or reed-organ.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Fences would not have improved her father's vast lawn, to her mind, or white paint the low-browed front of his dwelling; nor did she feel the want of a stair-carpet and a parlor-organ.

    In Exile and Other Stories

  • Loretta had a parlor-organ, and could play on it, and she was going to give Ann Mary lessons after

    Young Lucretia and Other Stories

  • The hymns were accompanied by parlor-organ music when the sea was smooth enough to allow a performer to sit at the instrument without being lashed to his chair.

    The Innocents Abroad

  • _Professor Moore_ plays skilfully the parlor-organ and piano-forte.

    Music and Some Highly Musical People

  • Nope, you're kind to your cat, Milt, but you weren't cut out to be no parlor-organ duet. "

    Free Air

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