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Examples from the Web for cithara
Hipparete blushed, and with a quick and nervous motion touched her cithara.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
He carried on his back in a box a string taken from the cithara of the Emperor.The Temptation of St. Antony
Players on the cithara tune their instrument to these four, viz.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music
David Binning Monro
I had an aunt, she sang too to the cithara—yes she did, why not?
Baucis knows her duties; have I not taught Claudia to sing and play the cithara?
- a stringed musical instrument of ancient Greece and elsewhere, similar to the lyre and played with a plectrum
C18: from Greek kithara