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Correct spelling:
oboe
Definition:
Open Business Object Environment ( object technology)

Synonyms:

noun
musical instrument
banjo, bass, bassoon, cello, clarinet, drum, electric guitar, English Horn, fiddle, flute, French Horn, guitar, harmonica, harp, harpsichord, horn, keyboard, organ, piano, piccolo, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin, alto saxophone, classical guitar, electric piano, tenor saxophone, violincello.
musical instruments
accordion, baby grand, balalaika, barrel organ, bass guitar, bagpipes, air guitar.
oboe
hautbois, hautboy.
Examples of usage:
  1. In his younger days Doctor Herschel was in the Prussian service as an oboe player. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 by Rupert Hughes
  2. Her father was a member of the Italian Opera orchestra named Weichsel, and her mother, a pupil of John Christian Bach, was a leading vocalist at Vauxhall, whose voice was noted for a certain reediness of tone, caused, it is said, by her having practised with the oboe,- her husband's instrument. – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  3. I didn't find her again until the next movement was done and I went to the bubble to try it out on an oboe. – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
  4. Herschel played the oboe in a military band. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  5. William came over to England to seek his fortune, and he joined the band of the Durham Militia, in which he played the oboe. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles

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