citole


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citole

(ˈsɪtəʊl; sɪˈtəʊl)
n
(Instruments) a rare word for cittern
[C14: from Old French, probably from Latin cithara cither]
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Noun1.citole - a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire stringscitole - a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
guitar - a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking
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Misericordia are a four-piece ensemble who use medieval instruments such as hurdy gurdy, bagpipes, gothic harp, citole, recorders and voices.
The mayor strummed a psaltery, the mayoress thumped a side drum and musicians Paul Leigh and Gill Page, from Trouvere, played a crum horn and citole.