Origin of crwth
Examples from the Web for crwth
The earliest representation of the crwth yet discovered dates from the Carolingian period.
The instrument is well known to this day in Wales as the crwth.Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes|Lina Eckenstein
They make use of three instruments, the harp, the pipe, and the crwth or crowd (chorus).The Description of Wales|Geraldus Cambrensis
The word is possibly of Celtic origin (Welsh crwth) and a doublet of the archaic crowd, or crowth, a fiddle.The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley
This instrument became the crwth, and there was no further development.