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Psaltery

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Noun

1. psaltery

an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings

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Psaltery

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noun plural -teries
music
an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre, but having a trapezoidal sounding board over which the strings are stretched

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Psaltery

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nounWord forms: plural ˈpsalteries
a stringed instrument of the zither family, popular esp. in 12th-15th cent. Europe, having a modified trapezoidal body and a variable number of strings plucked with the fingers of both hands or a pair of quills

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Psaltery

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n. pl. psal·ter·ies also psal·tries
An ancient stringed instrument played by plucking the strings with the fingers or a plectrum.

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