Bass fiddle

double bass.
Historical Examples

A fat water-beetle played a bass fiddle as big and fat as himself, and two pretty ladybugs played the violins.
Twinkle and Chubbins L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum

The time when I thought it was time to get out was when the bass fiddle and the ‘cello got to burning.
Chicago’s Awful Theater Horror Various

The aperture in the vesonator was like that of any bass fiddle.
The Holes and John Smith Edward W. Ludwig

It consisted of two pieces; a clarinet and a bass fiddle, each worse than the other.
Continuous Vaudeville Will M. Cressy


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