Definition of Spinettes
1. spinette [n] - See also: spinette
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinettes
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 ..."