Definition of Spinettes

1. spinette [n] - See also: spinette



Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinettes

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

Literary usage of Spinettes

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

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1808)
"... I may briefly notice, that Fashion has extended its perishable influence even to the instruments themselves. 1 am -old enough to remember spinettes and ..."

2. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1841)
"What ken they o' the strife and sturt of this mortal schene, if it be not their play-houses and their spinettes ; and the inside o' a ..."

3. From "The Bells" to "King Arthur": A Critical Record of the First-night by Clement Scott (1896)
"... in pale amber, moves gracefully about her settees and spinettes, or lolls upon mossy banks in the garden of an old chateau, or trembles with emotion in ..."

4. The Life of Marguerite D'Angoulême,Queen of Navarre, Duchesse D'Alençon and by Martha Walker Freer (1856)
"... accompanied by flutes, viols, and spinettes. As soon as monseigneur perceived me, he beckoned me with his hand to approach ; and, being aware of my ..."

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