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English definition of “hurdy-gurdy”

hurdy-gurdy

noun [C] uk   /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
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