from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A device consisting of a tin can with a string so inserted that when it is twanged a harsh, noisy tone is produced.
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One of the men tapped the belly of a double bass and said, 'Gee, I sure didn't think I'd be toting a bull-fiddle when I moved in among the commies.'
a noise halfway between a low bull-fiddle note and that of a motor trying to start.
Bonjour, "and carried on, humming bull-fiddle tunes.