gittern


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Related to gittern: cittern, Mandore
  • noun

Synonyms for gittern

a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings

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7-letter examples include BASSIST, CLEANER, DIRTIED, EVENTER, GITTERN, OMITTED, OMITTER, PERSIST, RASPIER and SUBSIST.
Parallele Numerische Simulation instationarer Probleme mit adaptiven Methoden auf unstrukturierten Gittern.
Loic Wacquant, Les Prisons de la misere (Paris: Raisons d'agir Editions, 1999; also in Spanish as Carceles de la miseria, Buenos Aires, 2000; German as Elend Hinter Gittern, Konstanz, UVK Universitatsverlag Konstanz, 2000; and Italian, Milano, Feltrenelli, 2000).
To put the music into context the author found it necessary to make a similar study of other English lute sources of the mid-sixteenth century, and the result is that "what began as a smallish anthology of mid-century music for the lute, gittern, and guitar has become a much larger one and the introductory essay a short history of music for plucked stringed instruments (the cittern apart) from the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558 to the last decade of the sixteenth century".
Its most popular programs include Baywatch, The Bill, Salatut Elamat, Skilda Varldar, Gute Zeiten, Schlechte Zeiten, Verbotene Liebe, Unter Uns, Hinter Gittern, The Price is Right, Family Feud, Night Fever, 100%, Match Game and Neighbours.
A small harp vaguely shadowing the sparse, mesmerising gittern note-patterns eventually became irritatingly disconnected and tedious.