Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having strings. Often used in combination.
  • adjective Produced by stringed instruments.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having strings; furnished with strings: as, a stringed instrument.
  • Produced by strings or stringed instruments.
  • Fastened with a string or strings; tied.
  • In heraldry, furnished with a string of any sort, as a cord or ribbon.

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

  • adjective Having strings.
  • adjective Produced by strings.

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

  • adjective Having strings.

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Examples

  • Part of this business will involve implanting RFID tags in stringed instruments — from violins to cellos and from cheap student instruments to million-dollar antiques that are still being played.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » RFID tags used to identify stolen musical instruments

  • Negrito's own brain, but they have probably borrowed the idea of stringed violins and guitars from the Christianized natives.

    Negritos of Zambales

  • There are exceptions to this, of course among them several "stringed" sculptures, which are exercises in material and formal tension achieved by tautly stringing cords across the forms.

    An Intimate Moore

  • Then the line of people began thinning, and there were gaps, and a young Chinese came through carrying some kind of stringed instrument made of bamboo, then a lost-looking woman with tired eyes and too much lipstick, and no one to meet her, and then a short man in an overcoat and dark glasses.

    Quiller Bamboo

  • One of them performed on a kind of stringed instrument, made out of the stem of a cabbage-palm, and about two feet, or two feet and a half, in length.

    The Story of Ida Pfeiffer and Her Travels in Many Lands

  • "Every kind of stringed instrument there is plays in your hands, Thea," he whispered, pressing them to his face.

    The song of the lark

  • "Every kind of stringed instrument there is plays in your hands, Thea," he whispered, pressing them to his face.

    The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather

  • "Every kind of stringed instrument there is plays in your hands, Thea," he whispered, pressing them to his face.

    The Song of the Lark

  • From one of the balconies near at hand, though unseen, a gong, a pipe, and some kind of stringed instrument wailed and thundered in unison.

    Blix

  • One of them performed on a kind of stringed instrument, made out of the stem of a cabbage-palm, and about two feet, or two feet and a half, in length.

    The Story of Ida Pfeiffer

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