Origin of viola1
Can be confusedviola voilà
Definition for viola (2 of 3)
Origin of viola2
Definition for viola (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for viola
For a pair such as Viola and Perov, who have co-created work for decades, there is also precedent for retroactive co-authorship.
Few know that I also learned the viola, but gave it up after a year.
No one thought I could play the viola—until Mr K came into my life.
(Viola, Twelfth Night, 3.4.304–305) What these plays all need, in production, is that sensitivity to the sea.
The Iron Lady actress bested frontrunner Viola Davis, who seemed a shoo-in for her turn in The Help.Meryl Streep, ‘The Artist,’ Billy Crystal: Best Moments From 2012 Oscars (VIDEO)|Shannon Donnelly|February 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I tell thee, man, it is not so easy to catch Viola as you may think.The Village Notary|Jzsef Etvs
Poverty stood at his hearth,—when Viola's grateful smile and liberal hand came to chase the grim fiend away.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
Viola, said Lottie, I think your boy has a disposition very much like brother Harrys used to be.The White Rose of Memphis|William C. Falkner
"There is nothing," and now the yachtsman could not help noticing the coldness in Viola's voice.The Golf Course Mystery|Chester K. Steele
The father played the violoncello, Franz the viola, and the others the first and second violins.Stories of Great Musicians|Kathrine Lois Scobey