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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece;
[syn: oboe, hautboy, hautbois]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hautboy \Haut"boy\ (h[=o]"boi), n. [F. hautbois, lit., high wood; haut high + bois wood. So called on account of its high tone. See Haughty, Bush; and cf. Oboe.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument, sounded through a reed, and similar in shape to the clarinet, but with a thinner tone. Now more commonly called oboe. See Illust. of Oboe. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A sort of strawberry (Fragaria elatior). [1913 Webster]