noun, plural psal·ter·ies.
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The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Psal′tery, a stringed instrument used by the Jews: psalter; Psal′tress, a woman who plays upon the psaltery.
It was in a Psaltery on which a hundred years before some Flemish monk had lavished his gold and vermilion.The Path of the King|John Buchan
A psaltery, made by Thomas Perry, in Dublin, second half of eighteenth century.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)|Carl Engel
With his glance upon the psaltery stick, a dim notion of accounting filtered curiously into his mind and became obsessional.Kenny|Leona Dalrymple