Origin of cittern
Examples from the Web for cittern
Historical Examples of cittern
The cittern has retained the following characteristics of the archetype.
The cittern of the middle ages was also to be found in oval shape.
Dekker mentions a "barber's cittern for every serving-man to play upon."At the Sign of the Barber's Pole
A cittern or lute was part of the appointments of a barbers shop of the period.
The instrument here introduced is the cittern, played with or without a plectrum or quill.Chaucer for Children
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