straw fiddle

noun

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

called also strohfiedel

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 18 Jul. 2024.

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