noun Schwe·gel \ˈshfāgel, ˈshvā-\

Definition of Schwegel



  1. 1 :  pipe 1a(1)

  2. 2 :  a soft-toned organ flue stop with a flutelike sound

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Origin and Etymology of schwegel

German, from Old High German swegala; akin to Old English sweglhorn, a wind instrument, Gothic swiglon to play the flute

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