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bagpipe

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noun bag·pipe \ˈbag-ˌpīp\

Simple Definition of bagpipe

  • : 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

  1. :  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 play \-ˌpī-pər\ noun

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14th Century

First Known Use of bagpipe

14th century


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