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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
hurdy-gurdyhur‧dy-gur‧dy /ˈhɜːdi ˌɡɜːdi $ ˌhɜːrdi ˈɡɜːrdi/ noun (plural hurdy-gurdies) [countable]  APMa small musical instrument that you play by turning a handlebarrel organ
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hurdy-gurdyThe curtains were drawn back to the sound of a hurdy-gurdy.Although they hail from Quebec, the hurdy-gurdy of this ensemble is sure to pass muster with the average colonial.
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