touch (v.)
finger, sound, play on
E3 II.ii.56[King Edward to Lodowick] bid the drummer learn to touch the lute
JC IV.iii.255[Brutus to Lucius] Canst thou ... touch thy instrument a strain or two?
TS III.i.62[Hortensio as Licio to Bianca, of playing the lute] before you touch the instrument ... / I must begin with rudiments of art
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