Definition of Mouth bow

1. Noun. A small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity.

Exact synonyms: Jew's Harp, Jews' Harp
Generic synonyms: Instrument, Musical Instrument

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mouth Bow

moutering
mouters
mouth
mouth-breather
mouth-breathers
mouth-footed
mouth-made
mouth-part
mouth-parts
mouth-to-mouth
mouth-to-mouth respiration
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
mouth-to-mouth resuscitations
mouth-watering
mouth abnormalities
mouth bow (current term)
mouth breather
mouth breathers
mouth breathing
mouth harp
mouth hole
mouth mirror
mouth music
mouth of a sailor
mouth of the womb
mouth off
mouth organ
mouth organs
mouth protectors
mouth rehabilitation

Literary usage of Mouth bow

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ad Clerum: Advices to a Young Preacher by Joseph Parker (1871)
"... but I have a distinct recollection that my tongue would gladly have cleaved to the roof of my mouth. Bow-bells will say again that this was very silly, ..."

2. South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the by Arnold Safroni-Middleton (1920)
"... silence: " Come onk thou dog of a Christian, kiss this heathenish mouth, bow the knee to me, thou destroyer of heathen creeds and mighty wooden images! ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Late Reverend and Learned Mr. Thomas Boston, Minister by Thomas Boston (1849)
"In its shapes it resembles both fire and sword, and with the mouth bow and arrow, all of them instruments of death : and in the angry man it is so, ..."

4. Ad Clerum: Advices to a Young Preacher by Joseph Parker (1871)
"... but I have a distinct recollection that my tongue would gladly have cleaved to the roof of my mouth. Bow-bells will say again that this was very silly, ..."

5. South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the by Arnold Safroni-Middleton (1920)
"... silence: " Come onk thou dog of a Christian, kiss this heathenish mouth, bow the knee to me, thou destroyer of heathen creeds and mighty wooden images! ..."

6. The Whole Works of the Late Reverend and Learned Mr. Thomas Boston, Minister by Thomas Boston (1849)
"In its shapes it resembles both fire and sword, and with the mouth bow and arrow, all of them instruments of death : and in the angry man it is so, ..."

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