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pedal steel

pedal steel

noun

: a musical instrument that has strings which are plucked while being pressed with a movable steel bar and a pedal that can change the pitch of the strings

Full Definition of PEDAL STEEL

:  a box-shaped musical instrument with legs that has usually 10 strings which can be altered in pitch by the use of pedals and which are plucked while being pressed with a movable steel bar —called also pedal steel guitar

First Known Use of PEDAL STEEL

1965

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