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Definition of Shawm

Shawm
Shawm Shawm, n. [OE. shalmie, OF. chalemie; cf. F. chalumeau shawm, chaume haulm, stalk; all fr. L. calamus a reed, reed pipe. See Haulm, and cf. Calumet.] (Mus.) A wind instrument of music, formerly in use, supposed to have resembled either the clarinet or the hautboy in form. [Written also shalm, shaum.] --Otway. Even from the shrillest shaum unto the cornamute. --Drayton.

Meaning of Shawm from wikipedia

- The shawm (/ʃɔːm/) is a conical bore, double-reed woodwind instrument made in Europe from the 12th century to the present day. It achieved its peak of...
- Mary Rose shawm, an early predecessor to the oboe, instrument historians had been puzzled by reference to "still shawms", or "soft" shawms, that were...
- Catalan shawm is one of two varieties of shawm, an oboe-like woodwind musical instrument pla**** in Catalonia in northeastern Spain. The types of shawm commonly...
- original on 2016-05-04. Retrieved 2016-05-13. Spohnheimer. "The Renaissance Shawm". Music.iastate.edu. Archived from the original on 2016-05-25. Retrieved...
- Mizmar, a shawm similar to the shehnai Nadaswaram, a similar South Indian instrument Reed instrument, a type of woodwind instrument Shawm, a type of...
- poetry 'oboe' is likely to sound odd. For the latter case I favor 'pipe' or 'shawm.' Flood, William Henry Grattan. "The story of the bagpipe". Рипол Классик...
- suona may have also descended from the Asian zurna, such as the European shawm. Other examples include the Korean taepyeongso, the Vietnamese kèn and the...
- Aflah Ash Shawm District is a district of the Hajjah Governorate, Yemen. In 2003, the district had a po****tion of 54,054. "Districts of Yemen". Statoids...
- member of the shawm family. Like most shawms, it has a broad and very powerful sound, vaguely resembling a trumpet. It is pla**** as other shawms are pla****...
- noise coming from this instrument was used as a psychological weapon.The shawm would eventually found its way to Europe during the Crusades Battle cry...