Definition of Squeeze box
1. Noun. A portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player.
Generic synonyms: Free-reed Instrument, Keyboard Instrument
Terms within: Clavier, Fingerboard, Piano Keyboard
Lexicographical Neighbors of Squeeze Box
Literary usage of Squeeze box
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Handy Man Afloat & Ashore by George Goodenough (1901)
"There is a picturesque appropriateness in the description of bandsmen as wind-jammers, and the ship's harmonium as the squeeze-box. The grumbler in the Army ..."
2. Set and Spring Your Own Net Or Traps: Results of Combinations of Experiences by John Tyler Hicks (1904)
"In a short time the open carriage that transports criminals from what I call the "Watch and Ward squeeze box" at Malden to the jail at Cambridge, ..."
3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1868)
"... 1975) at 23-32°C. Adults and neonates were measured for snout-vent length and total length using the squeeze-box technique (Quinn and Jones, 1974). ..."
4. Wolfville Days by Alfred Henry Lewis (1902)
""Ain't you wise enough to know this game ain't on the squar', an' them outlaws has a end-squeeze box an' is dealin' two ..."