Origin of sackbut
Examples from the Web for sackbut
At last one day he remembered the walnut which Sackbut had given him.The Blue Rose Fairy Book|Maurice Baring
Here the pdalle is the bass pommer, or hautbois, and the sackbut is indicated as second bass or basse-contre.
He and his fellows sound the sackbut, whose notes are more doleful than the notes of other music are.Bunyan Characters (Second Series)|Alexander Whyte
But she recovered rapidly after her marriage, her eyes grew brighter, we saw less of Sackbut's "delicious skeleton."Certain Personal Matters|H. G. Wells
Among them are the Psaltery of various shapes, the Sambuca or sackbut, the single and double Chorus, &c.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts