What does the word psaltery mean?

Usage examples for psaltery

  1. Towards evening Tharagavverug ceased to snap at Leothric, but ran before him to avoid the stick, for his nose was sore and shining; and in the gloaming the villagers came out and danced to cymbal and psaltery. – The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany
  2. I know not any fear of thrones, No claim of Scribe and Pharisee; My word is set to many tones Of lute and harp and psaltery. – The Piper and the Reed by Robert Norwood
  3. Wasn't it precisely like him to pick out that damned psaltery there with the crooked stick? – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple