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musical glasses

plural noun
a set of drinking glasses filled with varying amounts of water to produce ringing tones of different pitches when the player's finger is rubbed around the wet rims.
Compare glass harmonica.
Origin of musical glasses
First recorded in 1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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musical glasses

plural noun
another term for glass harmonica
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