theorbos

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Scope note
Long-necked lutelike chordophones having two pegboxes, one for the strings running along the fingerboard which were stopped by the fingers while played, and another positioned above and to the side of the first, for the long off-board strings which are not stopped when plucked.
theorbos
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024