Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The three poets, with three lutes, were singing a madrigal in her honour.

Maler appears to have been regarded by Lutinists as the Stradivari of Lutes.

In this way, and while playing on the harp and the lutes, her solitude was best endured.

There were the birds, the little dogs, and the lutes on the wall near the Apollo.

In a corner some musicians discoursed on viols and lutes and a clavier.

There were twelve lutes (six in one window and six in another).

Insane laughter re-echoed in his ears, and the music of lutes, irresistible in its languor-compelling potency.

Orpheus and Agne followed next to Herse and the steward, and after them came two slaves, carrying the lutes and pipes.

To this succeed the management and composition of lutes, and a chapter on bending blowing, and cutting glass.

From afar the rumors of revelry, the brouhaha of a mad population, saluted his deaf ears, the distant music of lutes and viols.