Definition of Triple-tongue

1. Verb. Play fast notes on a wind instrument.

Exact synonyms: Double Tongue
Category relationships: Music, Music
Generic synonyms: Tongue



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triple-tongue

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triple-crown season
triple-decker
triple-jumper
triple-jumpers
triple-space
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triple-tail
triple-threater
triple-tongue (current term)
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triple DNA
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triple SIM
triple X syndrome
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triple bogey

Literary usage of Triple-tongue

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1. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: The Text Carefully by Adam Clarke (1837)
"Every slanderer has this triple tongue, and by every slander inflicts those three deadly wounds. Such a person deserves to be cut off. ..."

2. The Age of Fable; Or, Beauties of Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch, John Loughran Scott (1898)
"His eyes shone like fire his body was swollen with venom, he vibrated a triple tongue, and showed a triple row of teeth. No sooner had the Tyrian< dipped ..."

3. The Targums of Onkelos and Jonathan ben Uzziel on the Pentateuch with the by Onkelos, Jonathan b. Uzziel, Pentateuch Aram (1862)
"... literally " a triple tongue/' an idiom for slander peculiar to the Hebrew and Aramaic, which the rabbins illustrate by the aphorism that " the triple ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"... in the Great Park of Windsor, at the Review of the troops of the Expedition (all but the Naval The triple tongue of QUEEN, Legislature, and City is not ..."

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