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la vielle

English translation: hurdy-gurdy

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12:27 May 19, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary / celtic music
French term or phrase: la vielle
The document describes the relation between breton music and celtic music, giving examples of the sort of unstruments used.
English translation:hurdy-gurdy
Explanation:
Or any of various medieval stringed instruments played with a bow.
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hurdy-gurdy


Explanation:
Or any of various medieval stringed instruments played with a bow.


    Oxford Dictionary of English
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