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bull fiddle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bull fiddle largest and lowest member of the violin family
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Usage

In literature:

Why did not his son take this lamp to Mr. Bull's office in 1892, when he took the old fiddle-bow lamps, 1, 2, and 3?
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Last night I listened to the fiddle of OLE BULL.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 6, May 7, 1870" by Various
OLE BULL AND FIDDLE VARNISH.
"The Violin" by George Hart
He works the trombone in the streets and the bull fiddle under cover.
"A Pirate of Parts" by Richard Neville
The old bull-fiddle Beza Dimmitt played warn't in the race 'Longside of Bill's high tenor and my sonorious bass.
"Second Book of Verse" by Eugene Field
Ole Bull, whom I had invited to go to Europe with me, darted across the gang-plank carrying his fiddle in a box.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I" by James H. Mapleson
It is called the 'bull-fiddle.
"Atlantic Classics" by Various
The line was drawn as tight as the 'G' string on a bull fiddle.
"The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon" by Dexter J. Forrester
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