Definition of Chalumeau

1. Noun. a woodwind instrument which was the predecessor of the clarinet ¹



2. Noun. the lowest range of the clarinet, reaching up to written B? (B flat) above middle C ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chalumeau

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalumeau

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challengingly
challie
challies
challis
challises
challot
challoth
chally
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chalones
chalonic
chalot
chaloth
chals
chalumeau (current term)
chalumeaus
chalumeaux
chalupa
chalupas
chalutz
chalutzes
chalutzim
chalybeate
chalybeate water
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chalybeous
chalybite
chalybites
chalypsography

Literary usage of Chalumeau

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The European chalumeau of the Middle Ages, in English " shawm, " differed but little from the ancient Egyptian chalumeau : its tube was of wood, ..."

2. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"A dance like a saraband. See Chacona. Chair organ. Found in oíd organ music. See choir organ. Chai. An abbreviation of chalumeau. Chalil (Heb.) (\Ci-lil. ..."

3. Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May, 1819, on the by Charles Cochelet (1822)
"This idea particularly struck M. chalumeau, and he .expressed to me his fears on that ... M. chalumeau had always shown a resignation and courage beyond all ..."

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