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bass fiddle

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noun
  1. double bass.

Origin of bass fiddle

First recorded in 1950–55
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Historical Examples

  • He also gabbled French and Italian, and played upon a thing like a sort of bass-fiddle without a bow, that they call a guitar.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland

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