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A fairground pipe organ that is driven by a steam engine and played by means of a keyboard or a system of punched cards.
- ‘We also had a beautiful vintage steam organ that played all the old tunes, and that proved very popular.’
- ‘I rushed out of the tent, past the wicker basket stall and narrowly avoiding the Victorian steam organ, and pushed a couple of small children aside to ensure I had an unobscured ringside view at the racing arena.’
- ‘The nine section piece recalls roundabouts, steam organs, swings and jugglers.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.