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Definition of straw fiddle
straw fiddleXylophone Xy"lo*phone, n. [Xylo- + Gr. fwnh` sound.]
1. (Mus.) An instrument common among the Russians, Poles, and
Tartars, consisting of a series of strips of wood or glass
graduated in length to the musical scale, resting on belts
of straw, and struck with two small hammers. Called in
Germany strohfiedel, or straw fiddle.
2. An instrument to determine the vibrative properties of
different kinds of wood. --Knight.
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