swell box


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swell box

n. Music
A chamber of an organ that houses a pipe or pipes and has shutters for controlling volume.
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Translations

swell box

n (Mus) → Schwellwerk nt
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They strolled along together, and presently Winsett said: "Look here, what I'm really after is the name of the dark lady in that swell box of yours--with the Beauforts, wasn't she?
They cost $19.95 and come in the swell box. When you buy one, make sure you sign up to be notified when the next one is available.