cabinet organ


: a reed organ having pedal-operated bellows and mounted in a case about the size and shape of an upright piano

Word History


so called from its shape

First Known Use

1696, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cabinet organ was in 1696

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“Cabinet organ.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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