stringed

[ stringd ]
/ strɪŋd /

adjective

fitted with strings (often used in combination): a five-stringed banjo.
produced or sounded by strings: stringed melodies.

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Origin of stringed

before 1000; Middle English; Old English strængede; see string, -ed3

Definition for stringed (2 of 2)

Origin of string

before 900; (noun) Middle English string, streng, Old English streng; cognate with Dutch streng, German Strang; akin to Latin stringere to bind; (v.) late Middle English stringen to string a bow, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM string

string·less, adjectivestring·like, adjectivere·string, verb, re·strung, re·string·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for stringed (1 of 2)

stringed
/ (strɪŋd) /

adjective

(of musical instruments) having or provided with strings

British Dictionary definitions for stringed (2 of 2)

string
/ (strɪŋ) /

noun

verb strings, stringing or strung (strʌŋ)

Derived forms of string

stringlike, adjective

Word Origin for string

Old English streng; related to Old High German strang, Old Norse strengr; see strong
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Idioms and Phrases with stringed

string

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