1) A keyed musical instrument, similar to a spinet but in a case without legs; commonly in the plural.

1558 I giue to Mtr More a paire of virgynalls, Pontefract

1562 a set of recorders ... a pare of virgenals, Healaugh Park

1658 one pare of virginals Ł2, Selby.

dates 1558 1562 1658

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