Gittern

The gittern was a relatively small, quill-plucked, gut strung instrument that originated around the 13th century and came to Europe via Moorish Spain. It was also called the quinterne in Germany, the guitarra in Spain, and the chitarra in Italy. A popular instrument with the minstrels and amateur musicians of the 14th century, the gittern eventual...
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Gittern

• (n.) An instrument like a guitar. • (v. i.) To play on gittern.
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Gittern

Git'tern intransitive verb To play on gittern. Milton.
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Gittern

Git'tern noun [ Middle English giterne , Old French guiterne , ultimately from same source as English guitar . See Guitar , and confer Cittern .] An instrument like a guitar. 'Harps, lutes, and giternes .' Chaucer.
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gittern

either of two medieval stringed musical instruments, the guitarra latina and the guitarra morisca. The latter was also known as the guitarra ...
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Gittern

The gittern was a medieval stringed instrument resembling the guitar, now obsolete.
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gittern

[n] - medieval musical instrument resembling a guitar
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