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Wind instrument   /wɪnd ˈɪnstrəmənt/   Listen
Wind instrument

A musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath.  Synonym: wind.

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"Wind instrument" Quotes from Famous Books

... to prayer. The grave and awe-struck but deeply confiding congregation imitated his example, and the lips of the Puritan had parted in the act of utterance, when a low, faltering note, like that produced by a wind instrument, rose on the outer air, and penetrated to the place where the family was assembled. A conch was suspended at the postern, in readiness to be used by any of the family whom accident or occupation ...
— The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish • James Fenimore Cooper

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