Synonyms for cymbal

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The cymbal of the Austrian gypsies is a stringed instrument, like the zitter.

Formerly the girls would dance to the sound of song and cymbal.

And now the trio was a trio of castanet smacks and cymbal claps.

He worshipped the lofty, but it was with tabor and cymbal and high-sounding lute.

The band opened with a terrifying clash of cymbal, and thump of drum.

We shall then lay bare the mechanism which produces the sound, the cymbal.

Gud nodded to him approvingly, whereupon five beautiful damsels entered dancing to flats and sharps, and flute and cymbal.

He played the clavier, the flgel, the cymbal with equal creative power, and the organ—who is like him?

Behind him flaunted the great gonfanon of Spain, and trump and cymbal heralded his approach.

They took with them a gusle and a cymbal, and maintained themselves with their singing and playing.

WORD ORIGIN

from Old English cimbal and from Old French cymbale (13c.), both from Latin cymbalum, from Greek kymbalon "a cymbal," from kymbe "bowl, drinking cup."

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