One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An accordion or concertina.
- ‘He pulls out a Shruti Box - an odd-looking squeeze box which sounds a bit like bagpipes - and plays a little, to the delight of his beloved Cocker Spaniel Jake.’
- ‘We were dancing to a three-man band of a fiddle, drum and a squeeze box.’
- ‘One member of the band had succumbed to the booze completely but Alastair Grieg, on the squeeze box, soldiered on with only slightly tangled fingers.’
- ‘Born December 16, 1946, in Stockholm, Benny came from an accordion-slinging family and he picked up the squeeze box at age six.’
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