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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A reed organ of the late 19th and early 20th centuries constructed on the principle of the mechanical player piano.

Usage examples (21)
  • The orchestrelle stopped and the dancers were coming out.
  • Fox-trots and one-steps were being supplied by an orchestrelle of considerable size.
  • At five-thirty when the orchestrelle was silenced for lack of customers and a sign reading “Next Concert 7.30” hung up, they were still dancing.
  • Fifth Avenue, there was music — the stately measures of the orchestrelle — while Mark Twain smoked and mingled unusual speculation with long, long backward dreams. for more
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