vielle

noun
\ ˈvyel\
plural vielles

Definition of vielle

1 : a bowed stringed instrument of the late Middle Ages: such as
a : any of the early viols
b : a medieval fiddle with a slightly incurving waist that was played upright or on the shoulder

called also medieval viol

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First Known Use of vielle

1768, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for vielle

French

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