Definition of Sagbut

1. sackbut [n -S] - See also: sackbut



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagbut

sagamen
sagamite
sagamites
sagamore
sagamores
saganaki
saganash
saganashes
sagapen
sagapens
sagapenum
sagapenums
sagas
sagathies
sagathy
sagbut (current term)
sagbuts
sage-green
sage-grouse
sage-grouses
sage brush
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green
sage grouse
sage grouses
sage hen

Literary usage of Sagbut

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

1. Folk-etymology: A Dictionary of Verbal Corruptions Or Words Perverted in by Abram Smythe Palmer (1882)
"Sylvester spells it sagbut. From a trumpet Winde hath longer life Or from a sagbut, then from Flute or Fife. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"... was a bass trumpet, with a slide like the trombone : — " As he that plaies upon a sagbut, by pulling it np and down, alters his tones and tunes,"" &c. ..."

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