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gittern


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gittern  \Git"tern\,  v.  i. 
  To  play  on  gittern.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gittern  \Git"tern\,  n.  [OE.  giterne  OF  guiterne  ultimately 
  from  same  source  as  E.  guitar.  See  {Guitar},  and  cf 
  {Cittern}.] 
  An  instrument  like  a  guitar.  ``Harps,  lutes,  and  giternes.'' 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gittern 
  n  :  medieval  musical  instrument  resembling  a  guitar 




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