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bass fiddle

[beys] /beɪs/
noun
Origin of bass fiddle
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55
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  • The aperture in the vesonator was like that of any bass fiddle.

    The Holes and John Smith Edward W. Ludwig
  • The time when I thought it was time to get out was when the bass fiddle and the 'cello got to burning.

  • A fat water-beetle played a bass fiddle as big and fat as himself, and two pretty ladybugs played the violins.

    Twinkle and Chubbins

    L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum
  • It consisted of two pieces; a clarinet and a bass fiddle, each worse than the other.

    Continuous Vaudeville Will M. Cressy

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