Jew's harp

noun \ ˈjüz-ˌhärp , ˈjüs- \
variants: or Jews' harp

Definition of Jew's harp

: a small lyre-shaped instrument that when held between the teeth gives tones from a metal tongue struck by the finger

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1595

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