cabinet organ

noun

Definition of cabinet organ

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

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First Known Use of cabinet organ

1696, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cabinet organ

so called from its shape

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The first known use of cabinet organ was in 1696

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“Cabinet organ.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabinet%20organ. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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