Examples from the Web for castanets
Castanets are also sometimes used in military bands and are then specially constructed.
She said that the castanets have always been a power for good.
She hummed a tune to herself, rattling a pair of castanets slightly now and then.Within the Tides|Joseph Conrad
Oh, then, it must have been the magic of the castanets that brought us all this good fortune, Grandfather!
She stamped her foot now, and the castanets were sharp, exasperated.The Bright Shawl|Joseph Hergesheimer