Definition of Cymbaleers
1. cymbaleer [n] - See also: cymbaleer
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Literary usage of Cymbaleers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1842)
"Below Droop, tarnished, those he ha* torn from the foe— Ha ! there are the cymbaleers ! She said—and a long, long searching glance Athwart the ranks she ..."
2. The Works of Father Prout (the Rev. Francis Mahony). by Francis Sylvester Mahony, Charles Kent (1881)
"Next comes the duke with radiant brow, Now come the cymbaleers ! ... Death came in aid- 'Twas mercy to that gentle maid : The cymbaleers had pass'dI By way ..."
3. Music (1896)
"six flutes, twelve minstrels playing on Turkish instruments, six pages, three sergeants, six cymbaleers, twelve huntsmen, ..."
4. The Reliques of Father Prout by Francis Sylvester Mahony, Horace (1889)
"Now come the cymbaleers !" She spoke—with searching eyo sur- Their ranks—then pale, aghast, Sunk in the crowd ! ..."
5. The Story of Opera by Ernest Markham Lee (1909)
"6 cymbaleers. 12 Huntsmen. 12 Grooms. 12 Charioteers. 2 Lions led by 2 Turks. 2 Elephants. 4 Horses with Berenice's Triumphal Car. 12 Horses drawing 6 cars. ..."
6. The Bibliophile (1908)
"... six drummers, " six players of sackbuts, six flautists, " six cymbaleers, and twelve minstrels " playing Turkish and other instru- " ments. ..."
7. Fable and Song in Italy by Ellen Mary Clerke (1899)
"Fifty torches led the way, And as many cymbaleers. To the earth she sinks tear-laden, Sinks to earth in grief and woe. Cheer ye, cheer ye, pretty maiden, ..."