musical glasses


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musical glasses

pl n
(Instruments) another term for glass harmonica
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This wooden mallet is the cork, and I'm the professor of musical glasses --tap, tap
She is a charming hostess; we talk of Shakespeare and the musical glasses.
Treating of its general characteristics, I should be disposed to say that it is more provincial than Boston or New York, and that there is afloat in the fair city, an assumption of taste and criticism, savouring rather of those genteel discussions upon the same themes, in connection with Shakspeare and the Musical Glasses, of which we read in the Vicar of Wakefield.