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Victrola

Definitions

  • Betty Showed Her the Victrola
    Betty Showed Her the Victrola
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Victrola a brand of gramophone
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Usage

In literature:

To cheer us, someone at the sergeants' tent started a victrola, but a snap from the lieutenant ended that diversion.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
I laid out my shaving things, and put a record on the Victrola.
"The Chamber of Life" by Green Peyton Wertenbaker
The last time I sat there an old fellow told me about himself, his wife, his victrola and his saloon.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
The departed Peter has sent back to us a Victrola and a neatly packed box of records.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
He left the victrola for you, Jimmy, and the stove for Mrs.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
There were books and games, and a victrola that sang full-toned boating songs as they glided onward.
"Killykinick" by Mary T. Waggaman
She placed a Maxixe record on the Victrola that stood by the piano; then she held out her arms to him.
"The Wall Street Girl" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
And the children enjoyed the victrola, especially the funny records.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
He puts them on the Victrola that is himself and proceeds to run them off for your entertainment.
"How to Analyze People on Sight" by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Sir: Broke friend wife's favorite Victrola record.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
Most of the music is the canned variety of the Victrola.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
Then he was aware of the sound of a victrola playing dance music.
"Come Out of the Kitchen!" by Alice Duer Miller
Some one had given them a victrola, and it was evidently the supreme delight of their lives.
"The Charm of Ireland" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
The doubt which she had cast upon the feasibility of his scheme heightened after the victrola was introduced into the flat.
"The Boy Grew Older" by Heywood Broun
There were books and magazines, a victrola, comfortable chairs and a rug.
"Nan Sherwood's Summer Holidays" by Annie Roe Carr
Victrolas, silk shirts and furbelows multiplied.
"Catastrophe and Social Change" by Samuel Henry Prince
Then she went to the victrola and searched among the black disks.
"What Will People Say?" by Rupert Hughes
There were letters from people who wanted mortgages raised and doctors paid or victrolas bought.
"The Amazing Inheritance" by Frances R. Sterrett
Supper over, the tables and chairs were piled up in a twinkling and the latest dance record put on the Victrola.
"The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp" by Nell Speed
It's the rubber disk in the human Victrola.
"Post-Impressions" by Simeon Strunsky
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In news:

For a half-dozen patrons at Victrola Cafe and Roastery on East Pike Street, 11 am on Wednesday is a time to adjourn to the back room, gather around a chest-high table, look furtively at one another, and then get down to some serious snorting.
Victrola's Perry Hook and Joe Anthony competing in the Olympics of the nose.
Sound plays a vital role in conveying the world of Boardwalk Empire, with its vintage cars, telephones, Victrolas, guns and period music, which is used liberally in every episode.
In the late 1930s, when he was still an amateur fighter, Sugar Ray Robinson began lugging an old Victrola record player around with him on the road.
Lost Victrola, ' Skidmore faculty and Glimmerglass on tour.
When music formats die, it's not just the pieces of music that are rendered useless — the equipment electronics companies built and sold to listen to the music also went the way of the Victrola.
This week, Surfin' dusts off the Victrola to spin some platters (or queues up the MP3 player to play some tunes).
Where do you go if you need a new spring for your spring-wound Victrola.
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