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double reed

noun

Definition of DOUBLE REED

:  two reeds bound together with a slight separation between them so that air passing through them causes them to beat against one another and that are used as a sound-producing device in certain woodwind instruments (as members of the oboe family)
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First Known Use of DOUBLE REED

circa 1876

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