noun bag·pipe \ˈbag-ˌpīp\

: a musical instrument that is played especially in Scotland and that has a bag, a tube for blowing air into the bag, and pipes where the air leaves and makes sounds

Full Definition of BAGPIPE

:  a wind instrument consisting of a reed melody pipe and from one to five drones with air supplied continuously either by a bag with valve-stopped mouth tube or by bellows —often used in plural
bag·pip·er \-ˌpī-pər\ noun

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First Known Use of BAGPIPE

14th century
BAGPIPE Defined for Kids


noun bag·pipe \ˈbag-ˌpīp\

Definition of BAGPIPE for Kids

:  a musical instrument played especially in Scotland that consists of a tube, a bag for air, and pipes from which the sound comes


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