Definition of Gitterns

1. Noun. (plural of gittern) ¹



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Definition of Gitterns

1. gittern [n] - See also: gittern

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gitterns

gitch
gite
gites
gith
githagism
gitoformate
gitogenin
gitonin
gitoxigenin
gitoxin
gits
gitted
gitter cell
gittern
gitterned
gitterns (current term)
gitterzelle
gitties
gittin
gitting
gittinsite
gittith
gittiths
gitty
giuen
giuseppettite
giust
giusted
giusting
giusto

Literary usage of Gitterns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1861)
"Item four gitterns with iiij. cases to them. Item two gitterns pipes of ivery ... gitterns pipes of ..."

2. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1845)
"... and some have heard them play at gitterns and Jews' harps, and ring bells and make answer to those that call them, and speake with certain signes, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... and taverns; Whereas with harpes, lutes, and gitterns,* They dance and play at dice both day and night. And eat also, and drinken o'er hir might; ..."

4. Old English Instruments of Music: Their History and Character by Francis William Galpin (1911)
"Mediaeval gitterns' . . . 23 Brit. Mus., fa. 83, and Warwick Castle. 8. Cittern, large English Guitar, ..."

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