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Noun: concertina  ,kón-su(r)'tee-nu
  1. Coiled barbed wire used as an obstacle
     
  2. Free-reed instrument played like an accordion by pushing its ends together to force air through the reeds
Verb: concertina  ,kón-su(r)'tee-nu
  1. Collapse like a concertina

Derived forms: concertinaed, concertinas, concertinaing

Type of: barbed wire, barbwire, collapse, free-reed instrument

Encyclopedia: Concertina