Music. the low register of the clarinet.
a 17th- or 18th-century woodwind instrument.
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How to use chalumeau in a sentence
Then one day his father brought him to see his aunt—who had married Monsieur chalumeau, my uncle, you see?
Madame chalumeau's face, glossy and red-and-white like a Norman apple, wore an expression of anxious expectation.
Good Madame chalumeau climbed down from her chair with a generous display of fat, black woollen legs and unpinned her skirt.
Madame chalumeau flopped her omelet again, slid it to a platter and set a carafe of cider on the table.
Madame chalumeau had risen, and had led her guest through the sitting-room into her immaculate kitchen.