Steinway

[stahyn-wey]
noun
  1. Henry En·gel·hard [eng-guh l-hahrd, -hahrt] /ˈɛŋ gəlˌhɑrd, -ˌhɑrt/, Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, 1797–1871, U.S. piano manufacturer, born in Germany.
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  • That Steinway grand the professor's got, did he hire it or buy it?

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein

  • Val never regarded it as a good sign when he grappled with the Steinway.

    The Limit

    Ada Leverson

  • She took a bow, untethered herself from the Steinway, and headed for the hatch.

  • It was a new Steinway Grand, just set up, and I played for my life.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 1)

    Henry Watterson

  • Here stood two Steinway grand pianos, tail to tail, their dark polished cases shining soberly in the pale light of November.

    December Love

    Robert Hichens


British Dictionary definitions for steinway

Steinway

noun
  1. Henry (Engelhard), original name Heinrich Engelhardt Steinweg. 1797–1871, US piano maker, born in Germany
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Word Origin and History for steinway

Steinway

n.

make of pianos, from Henry Englehard Steinway (1797-1871), celebrated German piano-builder who founded the firm in New York in 1853.

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