What does the word accordion mean?

Usage examples for accordion

  1. After this disappointment our packs began to weigh more heavily; the mouth organs and vocalists were less persistent in their efforts and gradually stopped in disgust, and only an accordion, wielded by a husky Scotchman at the rear of the company, strove to cheer us up. – From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade by Frederic C. Curry
  2. Bolar Selden squeezes a North- Sea piano- in other words an accordion. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  3. Can you imagine the Parish Council, in the throes of electing a suitable person to keep the village pump in order, being confronted by a mysterious stranger who suddenly interrupts the proceedings by singing the praises of " good old Jarge" to the accompaniment of an accordion? – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker