flageolet

Part of speech: noun

A musical instrument resembling the flute.

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Usage examples "flageolet":

  1. Here I find Mr. Greeten, who teaches my wife on the flageolet, and I think she will come to something on it. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. In my youth I learnt the double flageolet, and could play it fairly. - "My Life as an Author", Martin Farquhar Tupper.
  3. Their band consisted of two iron bells, a flageolet and an instrument made of hard wood that was arranged like the musical glasses of Europe. - "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.