Definition of Plectrons
1. plectron [n] - See also: plectron
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plectrons
Literary usage of Plectrons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1891)
"A very rare musical instrument stands in one room—a harpsichord by Ruckers, of Antwerp, with two manuals of black and white keys and quill plectrons ..."
2. The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution by Alexander Wilford Hall (1880)
"... poly- plectrons, for example, in constantly pre- It-rring as their mates the more artistically decorated malea It is perfectly evident, with a moment's ..."
3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Trans.,' vol. xiii., and may be considered as uniting the Partridges with the Pheasants and the Poly- plectrons, like the latter of which, it has often more ..."
4. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"... or black-breasted kalij), hill-partridges (Arboricola atrogularis), poly- plectrons, and occasionally peafowl, though I am ashamed to say I cannot state ..."
5. Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft edited by Conrad Bursian, Iwan Philipp Eduard Müller, Oskar Seyffert, Wilhelm Kroll, Alfred Körte, Karl Münscher, Andreas Thierfelder (1887)
"Der Gebrauch des plectrons gehöre erst der späteren Zeit an, die asiatischen Instrumente seien stets ohne Plektron gespielt worden. ..."