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bass (1)

bass drum (Gen.); bass guitar (San Sal.) /beys/ [from resemblance of sound to that of bass fiddle] n. a musical instrument, an over-turned washtub with a stick and a string tightened to vary pitch: 1975 Base: merely a tub with a piece of oscilating wood and string (Russell 10, 11). = WASHTUB BASS, TINTUB BASS

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Last update: 2012-01-05 13:32
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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