Definitions for "Lute"
A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or "sides," arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed.
A plucked string instrument with a half pear-shaped body. It has a fretboard and pegbox set at an angle. It has had six strings since the 17th century, after thousands of years of development.
chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard
Keywords:  crucible, clay, seal, claylike, coverss
A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; -- called also luting.
A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.
To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.
A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid
Keywords:  esp, yellow, light, color, referring
referring to the color yellow (esp. light yellow) ("lutescens" / "lutea")
something rarely to be encountered in the business of music
Keywords:  sound
To sound, as a lute.
Keywords:  play
To play on a lute, or as on a lute.