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Clarinet  n.  (Mus.) A wind instrument, blown by a single reed, of richer and fuller tone than the oboe, which has a double reed. It is the leading instrument in a military band. Note: (Often improperly called clarionet.)

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"Clarinet" Quotes from Famous Books

... wave that menu at me. I can shut my eyes and remember the words and music of every menu that ever was printed. I don't know what half of it means because I am no court interpreter, but I can remember it. I can sing it, and if I had my clarinet here I could play it. Heave the menu over the side of the boat and listen to me. What I want is just plain food—food like mother used to make and mother's fair-haired boy used to eat. We will start off with turkey—turkey a la America, understand; turkey that is all to the Hail ...
— Cobb's Bill-of-Fare • Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb

Words linked to "Clarinet" :   licorice stick, clarinettist, single-reed instrument, single-reed woodwind, clarinet section, B-flat clarinet, basset horn, bass clarinet

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