Definition of Bodhran

1. Noun. A type of frame drum used in Celtic music, which was, by tradition, struck with an animal bone to produce its sound, now more usually this is wood. ¹



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Definition of Bodhran

1. an Irish drum [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bodhran

bodger
bodgers
bodges
bodgie
bodgier
bodgies
bodgiest
bodging
bodhi
bodhi tree
bodhi trees
bodhicitta
bodhisattva
bodhisattva vows
bodhisattvas
bodhran (current term)
bodhrans
bodian
bodice
bodice-ripper
bodice-rippers
bodice rippers
bodiced
bodices
bodie
bodied
bodies
bodies of work
bodig

Literary usage of Bodhran

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1. Adventure Guide to Ireland by Tina Neylon (2004)
"At the Roundstone Musical Instruments workshop the traditional Irish goatskin drum, the bodhran, is made. Contact Malachy Kearns, IDA Craft Centre, ..."

2. Ireland Pocket Adventures by Tina Neylon (2007)
"... workshop the traditional lrish goatskin drum, the bodhran, is made. ... www.bodhran.com. Around Lough Corrib For something different, ..."

3. Ireland by Martin Gostelow (2003)
"Still played today, the small single-sided drum called a bodhran is another survivor from prehistory, and the traditional Irish harp is a symbol of the ..."

4. The History, Architecture, and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of St by James Graves (1857)
"... P. 458, observes Colgan, "bodhran, ie mutum""), had been made under the inspection of Germanus, the Gallican instructor of St. Patrick: it was extant, ..."

5. Beyond Violence: Conflict Resolution Process in Northern Ireland by Mari Fitzduff (2002)
"Its instrumental compositions are based on flute, tin whistle, violin, bodhran (an Irish drum) and, in some cases, accordion music. ..."

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