Listed only by Wedgwood, who says:
An ordinary metal 4 ft. Flute in the Exhibition organ, York, bears this name. Why it received such an extraordinary title is unknown; it has even been suggested that the stop was provided in case of fire! Possibly the name was a corruption of Syrinx, the Pandean Pipe, or (Gr.) suriggion, diminutive of surigx.
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