Dodge was on his way to study the flute in Paris, but he decided to buy the bike, anyway.
At age 5, Desplat began to play the piano; his attention eventually turned to flute.
Despite the sheer hilarity of the music itself, Detweiler claims that the flute drops are not an intentional joke.
After the models retrieved their bubbly, they turned their back to the audience as they sipped from their flute.
He played a bit of flute (and for a brief stint, tuba) in the high school band with just a rudimentary sense of the instruments.
Under the spreading pine-tree, emblem of longevity, sits Han Chung-le, listening to the music of the flute.
Her lover played upon his flute, while she leaned against a tree and listened.
He heard her go singing through the garden, a soft chant d'amour that would have gone wondrously to flute and cithern.
The ancient was sitting in the shade of the mulberry trees blowing the flute.
While their flocks pastured they played the flute, singing songs of love or of the prowess of their ancestors.
early 14c., from Old French flaute (12c.), from Old Provençal flaut, of uncertain origin, perhaps imitative or from Latin flare "to blow;" perhaps influenced by Provençal laut "lute." The other Germanic words (cf. German flöte) are likewise borrowings from French.
Ancient flutes were blown through a mouthpiece, like a recorder; the modern transverse or German flute developed 18c. The older style then sometimes were called flûte-a-bec (French, literally "flute with a beak"). The modern design and key system of the concert flute were perfected 1834 by Theobald Boehm. The architectural sense of "furrow in a pillar" (1650s) is from fancied resemblance to the inside of a flute split down the middle. Meaning "tall, slender wine glass" is from 1640s.
late 14c., "to play upon the flute," from flute (n.). Meaning "to make (architectural) flutes" is from 1570s. Related: Fluted; fluting.
A high-pitched woodwind, held horizontally by the player and played by blowing across a hole.
a musical instrument, probably composed of a number of pipes, mentioned Dan. 3:5, 7, 10, 15. In Matt. 9:23, 24, notice is taken of players on the flute, here called "minstrels" (but in R.V. "flute-players"). Flutes were in common use among the ancient Egyptians.