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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A crude fiddle.

Usage examples (6)
  • But by that time, no one listened to the humstrum of his one-man band.
  • Why the devil don't you sell that humstrum of yours, that harp, I mean, and raise the wind?
  • Jew's-harp, the marrow-bones and cleaver, the humstrum or hurdy-gurdy,
  • Bonnell Thornton had just published a burlesque Ode on St. Cecilia's day, adapted to the ancient British musick, viz. the salt-box, the Jew's-harp, the marrow-bones and... for more
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