Origin of concertina
OTHER WORDS FROM concertinacon·cer·ti·nist, noun
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How to use concertina in a sentence
When faced with smaller smooth branches or poles, snakes typically climb them using a form of movement called concertina locomotion.These snakes wiggle up smooth poles by turning their bodies into ‘lassoes’|Kate Baggaley|January 13, 2021|Popular-Science
Only the depressingly high concertina-wired fence with watchtowers is a reminder of the dangers of female education here.
At a meeting of prominent Zabul women, she casually mentioned that her office needed a higher fence and concertina wire.
There is concertina barbed wire going up on parts of the border between Bangladesh and India.
The music of a concertina rose and fell, like the sighing of some disillusioned spirit.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
One night five musicians relieved each other at the task of playing the tune on a concertina outside his door.Hyacinth|George A. Birmingham
Because It only needs to be carefully sat on to make an excellent and noiseless substitute for the concertina.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves
The bonnet that covered the engine, crinkled up like a concertina; but the car held the track.The Hero of Panama|F. S. Brereton
He could hear Bob playing: "Way down upon de Suwannee ribber" on his concertina, and it made him nice and sad.The Forsyte Saga, Volume III.|John Galsworthy