straw fiddle

noun

Definition of straw fiddle

: a simple xylophone in which the wooden bars are supported on thick ropes of straw

called also strohfiedel

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First Known Use of straw fiddle

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of straw fiddle was in 1867

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“Straw fiddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straw%20fiddle. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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