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Psaltery

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PSAL'TERY, n. Gr. An instrument of music used by the Hebrews,the form of which is not now known. That which is now used is a flat instrument in form of a trapezium or triangle truncated at the top, strung with thirteen chords of wire, mounted on two bridges at the sides, and struck with a plectrum or crooked stick.

Praise the Lord with harp sing to him with the psaltery, and an instrument of ten strings. Psalms 33

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