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Definition of Reeds
1. reed [v] - See also: reed
Lexicographical Neighbors of Reeds
Literary usage of Reeds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"In that the invention is stated to be to BO make the reed board that the three or four sets of reeds in it shall be acted upon instantly and simultaneously ..."
2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"THE TRANSFORMATION OF SYRINX INTO reeds. THEN Hermes thus; " A nymph of late ... He form'd the reeds, proportion'd as they are: Unequal in their length, ..."
3. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"... especially its reeds ; and of reeds in general. X. Plants peculiar to particular places must be considered separately, while a general account may be ..."
4. The English Mechanic and World of Science (1887)
"Various prices are charged for the same quality of.reeds, thus the best reeds vary in price from 10s. to 2Js. per set of five octaves. 3. The best reeds can ..."
5. The Philosophy of Music: Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures by William Pole (1895)
"Instruments with reeds. In another class of musical instruments the tone is produced by the vibration of what is called a reed, ie, a thin tongue of some ..."
6. Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments by Frederick Stearns, Albert Augustus Stanley (1918)
"Three stops, each controlling a set of reeds. Frame richly inlaid France Body dimensions, ... Sub-Section I. Vibrating Free reeds Actuated by the Breath, ..."