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Definition of the noun aeolian lyre
What does aeolian lyre mean as a name of something?
- a harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
—AEolian lyre. ee Æolian1.—Greek lyre. See def.
—AEolian lyre. ee AEolian1.–Greek lyre. See def.
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
—AEolian lyre. ee Æolian1.— eklyre. See def.
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
The Samian's great AEolian lyre, . . . Its wondrous and harmonious strings In sweet vibration, sphere by sphere. Longfellow, Occultation of Orion. 3. Marked by harmony in action or feeling; acting or living in concord; peaceable; friendly: as, ...
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