zithern

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Noun[edit]

zithern ‎(plural zitherns)

  1. A zither
    • 1876 August, “Characteristics of the International Fair”, The Atlantic Monthly, page 237:
      The zitherns and mandolins have forms to match their pretty names, but the soul of the musical instrument abides elsewhere than in its body, and informs it only to the ear.