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chin rest

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  1. a device fixed to the top of a violin or viola to provide a firm rest for the player's chin.
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Examples from the Web for chin rest

Historical Examples

  • One should use a chin-rest to prevent perspiration from marring the varnish.

    Violin Mastery

    Frederick H. Martens

  • I use no chin-rest on my Guadagnini simply because I cannot find one to fit my chin.

    Violin Mastery

    Frederick H. Martens


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