flute

Part of speech: verb

To corrugate; crimp.

Part of speech: verb

To play on a flute; make a flute - like sound.

Part of speech: noun

A small tubular wind - instrument with holes along the sides.

Part of speech: noun

A groove, as in a column; a corrugation; crimping.

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Usage examples "flute":

  1. He has a flute, too, which he " plays beautiful, Mr. McAlnwick- beautiful!" - "An Ocean Tramp", William McFee.
  2. He fled away from Diogenes' flute, but found no rest. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  3. A learned native of India assured Sir William Jones that he had frequently seen the most venomous and malignant snakes leave their holes upon hearing notes from a flute, which, as he supposed, gave them peculiar delight. - "The Romance of Natural History, Second Series", Philip Henry Gosse.