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Definition of square piano in English:

noun

An early type of piano, small and oblong in shape.
Example sentences
  • The earliest concertos composed for square piano are slight works, diverting but light weight.
  • The place was London, and the piano in question was the tiny square piano manufactured by Zumpe and Buntebart.
  • As with the square piano, this meant foreshortening the bass strings and a resulting loss of tone-quality.

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