from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An acoustic guitar with a metal resonator built into the body, often played with a slide and producing a twangy, variable tone.

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  • noun uncountable A method of playing slide guitar using a steel (a kind of slide).
  • noun countable Any of several types of guitar designed to be played using this method.

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  • noun guitar whose steel strings are twanged while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effect


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