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The sambuca seems to have been a large harp, which rested on the ground, like the harps of the Egyptians.
The name is remarkable, as Athenæus describes the musical instrument sambuca as resembling a ship with a ladder placed over it.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
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
A man with a table, Sambuca and Acqua-vita bottles on it, and wee glasses, one cent a drink: melodrama.