reed pipe

noun

Definition of reed pipe 

: a pipe-organ pipe producing its tone by vibration of a beating reed in a current of air

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Hisey played a vintage reed pipe organ for the audience who came to learn more about Josephine Folger. Linda Gandee/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Folger ancestor pays a surprise visit to the Folger Home," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of reed pipe

1728, in the meaning defined above

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