steel guitar

noun
1.
an acoustic, hand-held guitar having a metal resonator and producing a wailing, variable sound.
2.
a pedal steel guitar.
3.
a Hawaiian guitar.

Origin:
1925–30

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The ridiculous one is the maudlin glissando on ukulele and steel guitar, the tear-duct of popular music.
Music was furnished by the accordion, the fiddle with steel strings, the steel guitar and the steel triangle.
They use something they call the steel guitar, and they'd move the bottleneck on them.
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