- the drone pipe of a bagpipe.
- the drone string of a stringed instrument.
Origin of bourdon
Examples from the Web for bourdon
But the sigh was soon stifled, and Bourdon drove off again in his coach.The Blue Rose Fairy Book|Maurice Baring
Miss Bourdon sat mournfully musing there until long past bedtime, long past midnight.Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir|May Agnes Fleming
"This is not what our priests tell US," answered le Bourdon.
Down to this moment, doubts existed among the savages concerning the accuracy of le Bourdon's statement.
By this time le Bourdon had somewhat cooled, and he became conscious of his indiscretion.