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harpsichord

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɑːp.sɪ.kɔːd/ us    /ˈhɑːrp.sɪ.kɔːrd/
a musical instrument similar to a piano. It was played especially in the 17th and 18th centuries.Keyboard instruments
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