stringed

adjective
\ ˈstriŋd How to pronounce stringed (audio) \

Definition of stringed

1 : having strings stringed instruments
2 : produced by strings

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Friday focuses on pairs of performers singing in close harmony while accompanying themselves on stringed instruments. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, "Minnesota State Fair’s final weekend of free music includes Dessa, Brother Ali and Prince karaoke," 29 Aug. 2019 His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a second-generation luthier, or maker of stringed instruments, who later became engaged in labor relations in the toy industry. Emily Langer, BostonGlobe.com, "Neil Estern, 93, sculptor who depicted strength yet fragility of FDR," 3 Aug. 2019 His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a second-generation luthier, or maker of stringed instruments, who later became engaged in labor relations in the toy industry. Emily Langer, Washington Post, "Neil Estern, sculptor who depicted strength yet fragility of FDR, dies at 93," 3 Aug. 2019 Back for the third time, five-man rock and blues band the California Honeydrops has roots in the Sunny State and perform on stringed instruments, gutbucket bass, jug and washboard. Author: Lauren Ellenbecker, Anchorage Daily News, "Salmonfest time: Headliners Jason Mraz, Ani DiFranco and Wookiefoot kick off annual music festival in Ninilchik," 1 Aug. 2019 Yes, the legendary McCabe’s Guitar Shop sells stringed instruments. Julia Wick, latimes.com, "Essential California week in review: A surge in L.A. County’s homeless numbers," 8 June 2019 So Fender became a maker of stringed instruments, and before long his company had developed the Esquire, the first solid-body electric guitar to be mass-produced for everyday musicians. David Kirby, WSJ, "‘The Birth of Loud’ Review: Constructive Feedback," 17 Jan. 2019 Guitars, and wooden stringed instruments in general, are malleable. Henry Robertson, Popular Mechanics, "How to Set Up a Guitar And Make It Your Own," 7 Dec. 2018 Kevin sings and plays guitar while vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Michael plays guitar, cello and other stringed instruments. Chrissie Dickinson, chicagotribune.com, "The Bacon Brothers is a family thing in more ways than one," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of stringed

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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