A lyre is a type of instrument that is used to play music. It is usually made out of wood or metal, and it has a string that is played with a bow.

  • The musician played the lyre with such skill that the audience was spellbound.

  • The lyre is an ancient instrument that is still used today.

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Example Sentences for lyre

  • 1

    He is a god of music and the lyre.

  • 2

    Symbols include the bow and the lyre.

  • 3

    The central splat is in the shape of a lyre.

  • 4

    The muse is depicted playing the kithara or lyre.

  • 5

    Above the escutcheon is decorative mantling and a lyre as the crest.

  • 6

    Adam took the lyre and thanked the old man.

  • 7

    She donates the lyre back to the people of Melodia.

  • 8

    The skin is black and the long horns are of lyre type.

  • 9

    It is named after the star Vega in the constellation Lyra the Lyre.

  • 10

    Her name was also the highest of the seven notes of the lyre.