A musical instrument, of unknown character, supposed by some to have been used by the people of Gath, and thence obtained by David. It is mentioned in the title of Psalms viii. lxxxi. and lxxxiv. Dr. (Welsh) Smith.
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A transliteration of Classical Hebrew גתית.
gittith (plural gittiths) A musical term of uncertain meaning (possibly the name of an instrument), found in the Bible. 1611, Authorized King James Version, Psalm 8: To the chief Musician upon Git'tith, A Psalm of David. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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