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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of a family of bowed stringed instruments.

Usage examples (34)
  • Its melody is less complex, and a solo viol would bring it out much better.
  • Anyway, on that song he played something called a viol, which has a mandolin-type sound.
  • The Hebrew word nebhel, so rendered, is translated "viol" in Isa.
  • To the first class belong the harp, the psaltery (also rendered "viol", "dulcimer", etc.), the sackbut (Lat. for more
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