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English definition of “organ grinder”

organ grinder

noun [C] uk   old-fashioned us  
a person who earns money in the street by playing a type of organ that is operated by turning a handleMusicians
(Definition of organ grinder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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