Definition of musical glasses in English:

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musical glasses

plural noun

A series of drinking glasses or bowls filled with varying amounts of water and played as a musical instrument by rubbing the rims with the fingers. See also glass harmonica.
Example sentences
  • In 1761, Benjamin Franklin heard a set of these musical glasses and decided that he could do better.
  • By the 17th century, the ethereal tones of musical glasses were the height of fashion in upper class society.
  • Beautiful arrangements combine the unique sounds of musical glasses with piano and strings that is different from anything you've heard before.

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Syllabification: mu·si·cal glass·es

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