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English definition of “hurdy-gurdy”

hurdy-gurdy

noun [C]     /ˈhɜː.diˌɡɜː.di/ US  /ˈhɝː.diˌɡɜːr.di/
a musical instrument that is played by turning a handle , causing a small wheel to be rubbed against a set of strings String instruments
(Definition of hurdy-gurdy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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