Another posts

rabbit related words this music passage is an example of: gentleman with cane vocal organ spruce the goose meaning define partialism encomiastic definition luthiery definition poikilocyte definition worryingly definition buffalo chip definition in consequence definition fore ribs herpetic definition illusion neckline definition crumb brushes mental reservations wechts definition royal family definition contraries definition dreadnought coat boltered definition friction coupling picquet definition dame school definition heavy hand meaning pumpion definition triatomic element negatory meaning what does caricature mean in literature turned steel

Gittith

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gittith gĭt"tĭth A musical instrument, of unknown character, supposed by some to have been used by the people of Gath, and thence obtained by David. It is mentioned in the title of Psalms viii., lxxxi., and lxxxiv.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gittith A word found only in the headings of Psalms viii., lxxxi., and lxxxiv.: “To the Chief Musician upon Gittith” (revised version, “For the Chief Musician; set to Gittith”): probably a musical instrument or a tune connected in some way with the Gittites.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Heb

Usage

In literature:

For instance, 'To the chief musician on the Gittith.
"The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 1 of 2)" by Florence May
***