noun, plural sor·di·ni [sawr-dee-nee Italian sawr-dee-nee]. /sɔrˈdi ni Italian sɔrˈdi ni/. Music.
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A sordino, or pochette, by "Baptista Bressano," supposed to date from the end of the fifteenth century.
Another modification of tone is caused by placing a tiny instrument called a sordino, or mute, upon the bridge.How to Listen to Music, 7th ed.|Henry Edward Krehbiel
Con sordino and pizzicato passages occur as often for the cello as for the violin.Music Notation and Terminology|Karl W. Gehrkens
A sordino, or boat-shaped pochette; English, seventeenth century.
He was using a sordino and playing it very softly; but I was not mistaken.The Lost Stradivarius|John Meade Falkner