As an adjective viroled
is furnished with viroles; said of a horn or bugle whose rings are of different tincture.
As a verb violed is
past tense of viol.
(heraldry) Furnished with viroles; said of a horn or bugle whose rings are of different tincture.
A viola da gamba, a family of musical instruments that preceded the violin and viola and similar string instruments
To play the viol.
* (Sir Walter Scott)
* (Thomas Hardy)
- “Keep your gold for those who lack it, mistress,” said Henry, “and do not offer to honest hands the money that is won by violing , and tabouring, and toetripping, and perhaps worse pastimes.
- Through snowy woods and shady / We went to play a tune / To the lonely manor-lady / By the light of the Christmas moon. / We violed till, upward glancing / To where a mirror leaned, / It showed her airily dancing