Pronunciation: (hOOt'n-an"ē, hOOt'nan"-), [key]
1. a social gathering or informal concert featuring folk singing and, sometimes, dancing.
2. an informal session at which folk singers and instrumentalists perform for their own enjoyment.
3. Older Use.a thingumbob.
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