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double–tongue

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verb dou·ble–tongue \ˌdə-bəl-ˈtəŋ\

Definition of double–tongue

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to cause the tongue to alternate rapidly between the positions for t and k so as to produce a fast succession of detached notes on a wind instrument



Circa 1900

First Known Use of double–tongue

circa 1900


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