from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A musical instrument having a flexible bag inflated either by a tube with valves or by bellows, a double-reed melody pipe, and from one to four drone pipes. Often used in the plural.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Singular of bagpipes (normally used in plural)
- n. Attributive form of bagpipe
- v. To play the bagpipes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A musical wind instrument, now used chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland.
- transitive v. To make to look like a bagpipe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A musical wind-instrument consisting of a leathern bag, which receives the air from the mouth, or from bellows, and of pipes, into which the air is pressed from the bag by the performer's elbow.
- To cause to resemble a bagpipe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tubular wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the drone
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