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Strad

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Pronunciation: /strad
 
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Definition of Strad in English:

noun

informal
A Stradivarius.
Example sentences
  • Maxim's borrowed a bigger Strad, the Archinto viola, and he's obviously taken to it.
  • There's no conductor; she directs them herself… and she's strung her Strad with gut, and plays it with a classical bow.
  • He has three for Matt to compare - a Guadagnini, a violin made by Guarneri's father, and a middle-period Strad.

Origin

late 19th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with Strad

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