a bass reed stop on a pipe organ.
a large, deep-toned, valved, brass wind instrument resembling a tuba.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various
The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb
Fly Fishing in Wonderland Klahowya
The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb

a brass instrument of the tuba type, similar to a sousaphone
a 16-foot bass reed stop on an organ


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