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A barrel organ operated by turning a crank by hand.
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(Instruments) another name for barrel organ
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a portable barrel organ played by means of a crank turned by hand.
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|Noun||1.||hand organ - a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs|
musical instrument, instrument - any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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