tin whistle

noun
plural tin whistles

Definition of tin whistle

: a small fipple flute

called also penny whistle

First Known Use of tin whistle

circa 1740, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tin whistle was circa 1740

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“Tin whistle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tin%20whistle. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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