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HURDY GURDY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hurdy gurdy mean? 

HURDY GURDY (noun)
  The noun HURDY GURDY has 1 sense:

1. a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs

  Familiarity information: HURDY GURDY used as a noun is very rare.


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HURDY GURDY (noun)


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Meaning:

A musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

barrel organ; grind organ; hand organ; hurdy gurdy; hurdy-gurdy; street organ

Hypernyms ("hurdy gurdy" is a kind of...):

instrument; musical instrument (any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds)


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