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Synonyms for flute

a high-pitched woodwind instrument

a tall narrow wineglass

a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)

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form flutes in

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References in classic literature ?
The second course was two ducks trussed up in the form of fiddles; sausages and puddings resembling flutes and hautboys, and a breast of veal in the shape of a harp.
There, snuff and cigars, and German pipes and flutes, and violins and violoncellos, divide the supremacy between them.
We have a great many flutes and flageolets, but not often the sound of any fife.
A strain of plaintive music, played on stringed instruments, and flutes, recalled my attention to the hidden shrine.
Vanni's harp came in silvery ripples through the blackness of the dusty-smelling night; then the violins fell in--one of them was almost like a flute.
She clasped her hands for pure joy and looked up in the sky and it was so blue and pink and pearly and white and flooded with springtime light that she felt as if she must flute and sing aloud herself and knew that thrushes and robins and skylarks could not possibly help it.
The Master, upon this, put his hand underneath the skirts of his coat, and brought out his flute in three pieces, which he screwed together, and began immediately to play.
The old woman counselled her to go to the mill-pond the next full moon and play upon a golden flute, and then to lay the flute on the bank.
Epic poetry and Tragedy, Comedy also and Dithyrambic: poetry, and the music of the flute and of the lyre in most of their forms, are all in their general conception modes of imitation.
As the springtime breeze whose flutter The silken skirts hath blown, As the wind-drawn note of the bamboo flute Whose charm we would make our own, --
George Morton played on the German flute in a manner that vibrated on her nerves with an exquisite thrill that she often strove to conquer, and yet ever loved to indulge.
Besides the sticks and the drums, there are no other musical instruments among the Typees, except one which might appropriately be denominated a nasal flute.
The bride and bridegroom were to dance the Rose-dance together, and the King had promised to play the flute.
Her cousin, Cassandra Otway, for example, had a very fine taste in music, and he had charming recollections of her in a light fantastic attitude, playing the flute in the morning-room at Stogdon House.
Really, Fred, I wish you would leave off playing the flute.