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swell box

noun
1.
a chamber containing a set of pipes in a pipe organ or of reeds in a reed organ, and having movable slats or shutters that can be opened or closed to increase or diminish tonal volume.
Origin of swell box
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805
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