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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Free-reed instrument played like an accordion by pushing its ends together to force air through the reeds; Coiled barbed wire used as an obstacle v. - Collapse like a free-reed instrument.

Usage examples (33)
  • I'd like to see these communists tarred, feathered, roped in concertina, and dunped just south of the US international border.
  • What was it you called the concertina?
  • The humidifier needs a replaceable 'wick' - a kind of concertina-like filter.
  • Pain or no, though, he folded up like a concertina. for more
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