Definition of Spinette

1. a musical instrument [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinette

spinel ruby
spineless
spinelessly
spinelessness
spinelessnesses
spinelike
spinelle
spinelles
spinels
spines
spinescence
spinet
spinetail
spinets
spinette (current term)
spinettes
spinfoam
spinfoams
sping
spings
spinier
spiniest
spinifex
spinifexes
spiniform
spinifugal
spinigerous
spinii-spirulate

Literary usage of Spinette

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

1. The Court of the Tuileries: From the Restoration to the Flight of Louis Philippe by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1884)
"The Merry Month of May—A New Sensation—In Port at last— A Search for an Old spinette—The Great Ones of the Earth —King Solomon in Paris—Making hay while the ..."

2. Cabinet of Curiosities, Natural, Artificial, and Historical, by Stiles & Co Reed, E. & H. Clark (Firm) (1822)
"His second was still more encouraging : and his astonishing spinette was considered as a prodigy of mechanism. Its lame rapidly spread through the extensive ..."

3. Spiritual Magazine (1867)
"I took a pencil, and held it on a sheet of paper—my hand wrote a verse of four lines saying that the king had given the spinette to ..."

4. The Belgian Cook-book by Brian Luck (1915)
"spinette.] Vanilla Cream Sweeten well half a pint of milk and flavor it with ... spinette.] Rum Cream Take sponge biscuits and arrange them on a dish, ..."

5. Racing Calendar by Robert J. Hunter (1823)
"... bf spinette, 4 yrs old 2 dr Handicap Sweepstakes of 5gs each, with 25gs added by the Town; one-mile heats (3 subscribers). ..."

6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"To make amends for this inglorious campaign, more vigorous measures were par- sued and an alliance was concluded with the marquis spinette ..."

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