Is the typical steel-string guitar. There are actually many varities of them, but the Dreadnaught has become the most popular. It is what you see most rock-stars playing, that is those that play acoustic. Dave Matthews is a prime example. The Dreadnaught is big bulky and full of noise. Whether a guitarits is struming or picking the guitar will produce a nice full sound. Even some finger style or classical guitar players will play on a Dreadnaught. Basically the be all do all of acoustic guitars.

Dread"naught` (?), n.


A fearless person.


Hence: A garment made of very thick cloth, that can defend against storm and cold; also, the cloth itself; fearnaught.


© Webster 1913.

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