- a set of reed pipes in a pipe organ.
Origin of reed stop
First recorded in 1720–30
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Examples from the Web for reed stop
Krummhorn, krum′horn, n. a medieval clarinet-like instrument: a reed-stop in the organ.
- an organ stop controlling a rank of reed pipes