Blech

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From Old High German bleh, from Proto-Indo-European *bligh, "gleaming"; related to bleich, Blitz, Blick, blecken, blank, blinken, blinzeln, blaken

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Blech n (genitive Blechs or Bleches, plural Bleche)

  1. sheet (out of metal)
  2. (informal, music) Brass, a collective term for all brass instruments, or all brass players, etc.
„Das Blech spielt bitte mal alleine!“ rief der Dirigent.
The conductor demanded loudly: “Brass play on their own now, please!”

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