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bull fiddle

noun, Informal.
Origin of bull fiddle
1875-80, Americanism
Related forms
bull fiddler, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He works the trombone in the streets and the bull fiddle under cover.

    A Pirate of Parts Richard Neville
  • You know—lights dimmed, throbby music from the bull fiddle and kettle drums, and the ushers seatin' nobody durin' the act.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • The line was drawn as tight as the 'G' string on a bull fiddle.

    The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon Dexter J. Forrester
Slang definitions & phrases for bull fiddle

bull fiddle

noun phrase

The double bass; bass fiddle (1870s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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