an organlike keyboard instrument with small metal reeds and a pair of bellows operated by the player's feet.
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How to use harmonium in a sentence
Punch-Drunk is better described as a manic lark, from the abandoned harmonium that kicks off the story to the phone-sex extortion ploy that threatens to disrupt Barry’s newfound contentment.
He was also the inventor of "Poikilorgue," an expressive organ, which was the origin of the harmonium.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
It is accompanied by a small harmonium, played by a young lady in moderately tasteful style.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
And while he spoke someone inside the house played "God Save the Queen" with one finger (incorrectly) on a harmonium.The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
He sang an Offertory solo, accompanying himself on the harmonium.My New Curate | P.A. Sheehan
My hostess played the harmonium; the potential Personage of the family led the singing.Thirty Years in Australia | Ada Cambridge
British Dictionary definitions for harmonium
a musical keyboard instrument of the reed organ family, in which air from pedal-operated bellows causes the reeds to vibrate
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