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- ‘Arts with a long history aren't new to Robbins, who toured with her family performing medieval music on archaic instruments like the krummhorn and vielle.’
- ‘In Burgundy, artisans produce sabots (wooden shoes), vielles (stringed musical instruments), and other craft items.’
- ‘He taught him how to hear and see the currents of magic flowing between all things and how to pluck them like the strings of a vielle.’
Mid 18th century: from French, from Old French viele (see viol).
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