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steam organ

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Definition of steam organ in English:

noun

A fairground pipe organ that is driven by a steam engine and played by means of a keyboard or a system of punched cards.
Example sentences
  • I rushed out of the tent, past the wicker basket stall and narrowly avoiding the Victorian steam organ, and pushed a couple of small children aside to ensure I had an unobscured ringside view at the racing arena.
  • We also had a beautiful vintage steam organ that played all the old tunes, and that proved very popular.
  • The nine section piece recalls roundabouts, steam organs, swings and jugglers.

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