Associations to the word «Lute»

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LUTE, noun. A fretted stringed instrument of European origin, similar to the guitar, having a bowl-shaped body or soundbox; any of a wide variety of chordophones with a pear-shaped body and a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.
LUTE, verb. To play on a lute, or as if on a lute.
LUTE, noun. Thick sticky clay or cement used to close up a hole or gap, especially to make something air-tight.
LUTE, noun. A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
LUTE, noun. (brickmaking) A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mould.
LUTE, verb. To fix or fasten something with lute.
LUTE GUITAR, noun. (musical instrument) A stringed instrument that combines a normal guitar six-string layout over a lute-like bowl-shaped body, originating in German folk traditions.
LUTE GUITARS, noun. Plural of lute guitar
LUTE TURTLE, noun. The leatherback.
LUTE TURTLES, noun. Plural of lute turtle

Dictionary definition

LUTE, noun. A substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid.
LUTE, noun. Chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard.

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