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Definition for oboe (2 of 2)
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
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Example sentences from the Web for oboe
For Kirke it was being paid to pretend to play the oboe that heightened her affair with classical music.‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music|Kevin Fallon|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boring math geniuses, oboe-playing poets, and rich kids from New York need not apply.
Rich kids from New York, boring Asian math geniuses, and oboe-playing poets need not apply.
A musical prodigy, seven years old, who will order the fifth oboe out of the Albert Hall as soon as look at him.
It is the timid oboe that sounds the A for the orchestra to tune by.How to Listen to Music, 7th ed.|Henry Edward Krehbiel
The young man in the red velvet cap plays on the violoncello; the other on the oboe, of which only the reed is visible.
He also had lessons in the vestry room of the Octagon Chapel; and he acquired some skill upon the flute and oboe from Mr. Fish.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne
An oboe of ivory, carved by Anciuti in Milan, beginning of the eighteenth century.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)|Carl Engel