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
- Bass horn
tuba. an obsolete wind instrument related to the tuba but resembling a bassoon in shape. Historical Examples Not a fluttering whistle like the postman’s, nor a heavy tone like an organ pipe or bass horn. What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know John Dutton Wright
- Bass guitar
noun a guitar that has the same pitch and tuning as a double bass, usually electrically amplified Contemporary Examples Yes, Mike Huckabee has his bass guitar, but he’s also packed on the pounds in recent months. Jon Huntsman: The Only Cool Republican? McKay Coppins April 14, 2011 Historical Examples The instrumental quartet consisted of a […]
- Bass reflex
a loudspeaker equipped with a baffle having openings designed to improve the reproduction of low-frequency sounds.
- Bass response
the response of a loudspeaker or other amplifying device to low-frequency sounds. noun the response of an audio reproduction system or component to low frequencies