from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music A chamber of an organ that houses a pipe or pipes and has shutters for controlling volume.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A box or chamber in an organ that contains the reeds or a set of pipes and has shutters that open or shut usually by means of a pedal in order to regulate the volume of musical tone.


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