Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to a xylophone.

Etymologies

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xylophone +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The performance was prohibited partially as a result of its scatological, anti-American, and anti-religious references and pronouncements, but also because of its general randomness, with a cacophony of xylophonic sounds mixed with various percussive elements.

    19 « November « 2007 « Jahsonic

  • The performance was prohibited partially as a result of its scatological, anti-American, and anti-religious references and pronouncements, but also because of its general randomness, with a cacophony of xylophonic sounds mixed with various percussive elements.

    To Have Done With the Judgment of god « Jahsonic

  • Each section of the wooden slabs gives forth a different note when struck, a penetrating, xylophonic, tone but devoid of the disagreeably metallic, disharmonic bysounds of that instrument.

    In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians

  • This was soon fastened to the gunwales of the canoe where I had seen it used before, on my trip to the neighbouring tribe, and soon the same powerful, xylophonic sounds vibrated through the forest.

    In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians

  • [Page 145] smaller of which was struck against the larger, producing a clear xylophonic note.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • In the final case, between Sean and Kouhei, stray signals of abstract xylophonic ephemera occupy the foreground while someone lifts a plate from the cupboard in the kitchen before slowing blow-torching their creme bruleé.

    Boomkat: Just arrived

  • Unbroken, he continued to brake past bonds to make new ones on the eastern slopes to join with Zion, and even in far holding on to not brake the bonds of desire he, pushed by the north winds to what is the southern tip of the north Afrik to that of the northern terrain of the Bilad as Sudan, crossing to trade life for what seemed not death beyond flutes of Sudanese tunes, escaped eternal rest to bathe in the Nile to wash blood with sparks of gold, black dust of the body walked a mile in cracked earth to find the feet reluctantly stuck in cracks of xylophonic tunes of life.

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