Results for sackbut

Definitions of sackbut:

part of speech: noun

A kind of trombone; a kind of trumpet drawn out or shortened by means of sliders, used as a bass in concerts; a kind of harp or lyre.

part of speech: noun

The name of the trombone when first brought to England: ( B.) a kind of lyre or stringed instrument.

Usage examples for sackbut:

alphabet filter

Word of the day

horn

A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

Popular definitions