A musical instrument associated with Renaissance, an element of the cittern family members, whose metal strings tend to be tuned like a lute's and plucked aided by the hands.
a classic tool of lute or cittern kind.
a sizable variety of lute, utilized in the sixteenth and seventeenth hundreds of years, having six to nine pairs of steel strings. It had been played in the shape of a plectrum. Additionally orpheoreon.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...