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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clarichord  \Clar"i*chord\,  n.  [F.  clatocorde  fr.L.  clarus  clear 
  +  chorda  string.  See  {Chord}.] 
  A  musical  instrument,  formerly  in  use  in  form  of  a  spinet; 
  --  called  also  {manichord}  and  {clavichord}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clavichord  \Clav"i*chord\,  n.  [F.  clavicorde  fr  L.  clavis  key 
  +  chorda  string.]  (Mus.) 
  A  keyed  stringed  instrument,  now  superseded  by  the 
  pianoforte.  See  {Clarichord}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clavichord 
  n  :  like  a  piano  but  with  more  delicate  sound 




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