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reed stop

  1. a set of reed pipes in a pipe organ.
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Origin of reed stop

First recorded in 1720–30
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Historical Examples of reed stop

  • Krummhorn, krum′horn, n. a medieval clarinet-like instrument: a reed-stop in the organ.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


British Dictionary definitions for reed stop

reed stop

  1. an organ stop controlling a rank of reed pipes
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