Definition of Hautboys

1. Noun. (plural of hautboy) ¹



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Definition of Hautboys

1. hautboy [n] - See also: hautboy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hautboys

haustra
haustra coli
haustra of colon
haustral
haustration
haustrations of colon
haustrum
haustus
haut
haut gout
hautbois
hautboy
hautboyist
hautboyists
hautboys (current term)
haute
haute couture
haute cuisine
haute culture
hautein
hautest
hauteur
hauteurs
hautpas
hauyne
hauynes
hauynite
hauynites
havable

Literary usage of Hautboys

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1. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"406, Quintet for 2 Vio- hautboys, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets. ... 2 Violins, Viola, Quintet for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and Bass, 2 hautboys, 2 Horns, 2 Trum- 'Cello. ..."

2. Stokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of by Leander Jan De Bekker (1908)
"D 2 Violins, Viola, Bass, 2 hautboys, 2 2 Clarinets, 2 Basset horns, 4 French March for 2 Violins, Bass, 2 hautboys, horns, 2 Bassoons, Double Bassoon or 2 ..."

3. The Knot Tied: Marriage Ceremonies of All Nations by William Tegg (1877)
"If the bridegroom is a person of the lower orders, he is conducted back in procession, preceded by three or four musicians with drums and hautboys; ..."

4. Shakespeare's Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare, Roycroft Shop (1902)
"hautboys play. The dumb-show enters. Enter a King and a Queen very lovingly; the Queen embracing him, and he her. She kneels, and makes show of protestation ..."

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