Flageolet tones

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(Mus.) the naturel harmonics or overtones of stringed instruments.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Whether it is due to the vibration of the thin edges of the true vocal cords only, or whether the false cords help in any way, or whether, finally, as some thing, it is produced by nodes of vibration, in a way similar to the flageolet tones of the violin, I do not know.