Word Origin for cither
Examples from the Web for cither
Cithara; a Portuguese cither with six pairs of wire-strings, inlaid with tortoise-shell and ivory.
Cithara; a Portuguese cither, probably dating from the beginning of the eighteenth century.
The rose of the English cither is more usually made of bronze.
She had just decided to wile away the time by strumming upon her cither, when she descried figures approaching along the road.Star of Mercia|Blanche Devereux
A third angel is furnished with a cither, also a favourite mediæval instrument.