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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Early model harpsichord with only one string per note; A small and compactly built upright piano.

Usage examples (36)
  • She continued her graceless thumping on the spinet.
  • A spinet or harpsichord, Sharpe was not sure which.
  • Or carolling to her spinet with its thin metallic trills.
  • Or carolling to her spinet with its thin metallic thrills. for more
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