Origin of flageolet1
noun, plural fla·geo·lets [fla-zhaw-le] /fla ʒɔˈlɛ/. French.
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Historical Examples of flageolet
Bob was an artist: he could paint, write, and play the flageolet.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13
And so to his flageolet again, finding a consolation in the sweetness of his own performance.Doom Castle
When one cannot whistle well it is better to use a flageolet.The Natural History of Cage Birds
J. M. Bechstein
The notes perfectly resemble a run upwards on the flageolet.
There were sometimes other instruments—the flageolet and the triangle.The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky
James Lane Allen