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pennywhistle

noun pen·ny·whistle \-ˌhwi-səl, -ˌwi-\

Definition of PENNYWHISTLE

1
:  a small fipple flute
2
:  a toy whistle

First Known Use of PENNYWHISTLE

1789

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