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double-reed of, pertaining to, or designating any woodwind instrument that sounds by means of a pair of reeds that vibrate against each other. [2 definitions]
reed instrument any musical instrument, such as the clarinet, oboe, or bassoon, in which the sound is produced by a vibrating reed or reeds.
reed organ an organ in which the sound is produced by a set of free, vibrating metal reeds instead of pipes.
reed pipe an organ pipe containing a reed that vibrates when struck by air currents and thus produces sound.
reed stop a set of organ pipes operated by a single stop or knob.