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triple harp

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Definition of triple harp in English:

noun

A large harp without pedals, and with three rows of strings, the middle row providing sharps and flats. Also called Welsh harp.
Example sentences
  • It needed a hand free for long enough to turn the necessary hooks in each octave, but it was a great deal lighter and cheaper than the triple harp.
  • As a matter of fact, it must be admitted, that the old triple harp is fast falling into desuetude.
  • The earliest surviving triple harp is in the Museo Civico and dates back to the late 17th century.

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