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Origin and Meaning of Concertina

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Con`cer*ti"na
A small musical instrument on the principle of the accordion. It is a small elastic box, or bellows, having free reeds on the inside, and keys and handles on the outside of each of the two hexagonal heads.

Etymology: From It. concerto a concert

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Free-reed instrument played like an accordion by pushing its ends together to force air through the reeds
  2. Coiled barbed wire used as an obstacle
  3. Collapse like a concertina

Fun Facts about the name Concertina

  • When was the first name Concertina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Concertina is Friday, April 17th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Concertina? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Concertina. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Concertina: Your name in reverse order is Anitrecnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enitcronac. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Concertina born Feb 16, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).