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Bass guitar

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 clarinet, violin, flute and bass guitar.
George Gemnder’s Progress in Violin Making George Gemnder


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