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dou'ble bass'



Pronunciation: (bās), [key]
the largest instrument of the violin family, having three or, usually, four strings, rested vertically on the floor when played. Also called bass fiddle, bass viol, contrabass, string bass.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

double-barreleddouble bassoon
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