Definition of sackbut
: the medieval and Renaissance trombone
Origin of sackbut
Middle French saqueboute hooked lance, sackbut, from saquer to pull + boter to push — more at butt
First Known Use: 1533
Rhymes with sackbut
abut, all but, beechnut, blind gut, brush cut, buzz cut, catgut, chestnut, clean-cut, clear-cut, cobnut, cockshut, crew cut, crosscut, doughnut, foregut, groundnut, haircut, jump cut, kick butt, locknut, Meerut, midgut, offcut, peanut, pignut, pine nut, putt-putt, rebut, recut, rotgut, rough cut, shortcut, somewhat, tut-tut, uncut, walnut, wing nut, woodcut
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