Welsh harp

noun

: a large triple harp with two rows of strings tuned diatonically in unison and the third row supplying the chromatic sharps and flats

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Welsh harp was in 1869

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“Welsh harp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20harp. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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