pair of virginals noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
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• (n.) An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals. • (a.) ...
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musical instrument of the harpsichord family, of which it may be the oldest member. The virginal may take its name from Latin virga (`rod`), ... [3 related articles]
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virginal 1. Relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin, chaste.2. Remaining in a state of virginity.3. Untouched or unsullied; fresh.
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virginal, musical instrument: see spinet.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: vĭr′ji-năl Definitions: 1. Relating to a virgin. Synonyms: virgin2
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Plucked stringed keyboard instrument of the 16th and 17th centuries, often called `virginals` or `a pair of virginals` in England, where the term was applied to any quilled keyboard instrument well into the 17th century. The virginal is rectangular or polygonal in shape and is distinguished from the...
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[disambiguation] Virginal may be: ...
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1) Condition 2) Pure 3) Status
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