Git"tern (?), n. [OE. giterne, OF. guiterne, ultimately from same source as E. guitar. See Guitar, and cf. Cittern.]

An instrument like a guitar.

"Harps, lutes, and giternes."

Chaucer.

 

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Git"tern, v. i.

To play on gittern.

Milton.

 

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