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groan box

slang An accordion. Sorry, I gave all of my change to the guy playing the groan-box in the subway station.
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groan box

n. an accordion. (see also (squeeze-)box.) Clare is pretty good on the groan box.
See also: box, groan
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A founding member of Groanbox and Seznec Bros, Cory also helped create the Sawmill Sessions, an Old-Time and Bluegrass collective in Paris.
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In high demand, The Groanbox Boys have worked with the likes of cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Francis Ford Coppola on the soundtrack to his 2007 film, Youth Without Youth and have played prestigious venues such as the Sydney Opera House.
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