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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) A kind of flyboat; a storeship.

(2): ( v. t.) To form flutes or channels in, as in a column, a ruffle, etc.

(3): ( v. t.) To play, whistle, or sing with a clear, soft note, like that of a flute.

(4): ( v. i.) A channel of curved section; - usually applied to one of a vertical series of such channels used to decorate columns and pilasters in classical architecture. See Illust. under Base, n.

(5): ( v. i.) To play on, or as on, a flute; to make a flutelike sound.

(6): ( n.) A similar channel or groove made in wood or other material, esp. in plaited cloth, as in a lady's ruffle.

(7): ( n.) A stop in an organ, having a flutelike sound.

(8): ( n.) A long French breakfast roll.

(9): ( v. i.) A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the fingers or by keys which are opened by the fingers. The modern flute is closed at the upper end, and blown with the mouth at a lateral hole.

King James Dictionary [2]

Flute n. L. flo, flatus, to blow, or L. fluta, a lamprey, with the same number of holes.

1. A small wind instrument a pipe with lateral holes or stops, played by blowing with the mouth, and by stopping and opening the holes with the fingers. 2. A channel in a column or pillar a perpendicular furrow or cavity, cut along the shaft of a column or pilaster so called from its resemblance to a flute. It is used chiefly in the Ionic order sometimes in the Composite and Corinthian rarely in the Doric and Tuscan. It is called also a reed. 3. A long vessel or boat, with flat ribs or floor timbers, round behind, and swelled in the middle a different orthography of float, flota.

Armed in flute. An armed ship, with her guns of the lower tier and part of those of the upper tier removed, used as a transport, is said to be armed in flute.

FLUTE, To play on a flute.

FLUTE, To form flutes or channels in a column.

Smith's Bible Dictionary [3]

Flute.  1 Kings 1:40. (margin, Pipe ). A musical instrument mentioned amongst others,  Daniel 3:5;  Daniel 3:7;  Daniel 3:10;  Daniel 3:15, as used at the worship of the golden image which Nebuchadnezzar had set up. It bore a close resemblance to the modern flute, and was made of reeds, of copper, and other material. It was the principal wind-instrument.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary [4]

 Daniel 3:5;  Daniel 3:7;  Daniel 3:10;  Daniel 3:15. Used at the worship of Nebuchadnezzar's golden image. A pipe or pipes, not blown transversely as our flute, but by mouthpieces at the ends as the flageolet.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary [5]

A soft, sweet-toned wind instrument of music. The word flute is used only in  Daniel 3:5,7,10,15 , and is supposed to mean a pipe with two reeds, such as are still to be found in the East. It is blown at the end. See Music , Pipe .

Easton's Bible Dictionary [6]

 Daniel 3:5,7,10,15

In  Matthew 9:23,24 , notice is taken of players on the flute, here called "minstrels" (but in RSV "flute-players").

Flutes were in common use among the ancient Egyptians.

Morrish Bible Dictionary [7]

Reed or pipe blown with the mouth, but its construction is not definitely known.  Daniel 3:5,7,10,15 .

Holman Bible Dictionary [8]

Instruments DancingMusic

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [9]

FLUTE . See Music and Musical Instruments.

Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament [10]

See Pipe.

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [11]

Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Flute'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/f/flute.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature [12]

Flute [MUSIC]