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  • n. Plural form of piper.

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Examples

  • The word among pipers is that this is the same Andrew Wright who played with the Vale of Atholl Pipe Band on the Motherwell Concert cd. posted by John at 6: 04 PM

    05/01/2003 - 06/01/2003

  • He wasna willing, for says he, 'There's Ogilvys at the table, and ane o' the pipers is a Campbell, and we'll better let sleeping dogs lie. '

    The Little Minister

  • Pipers Piping smoked pork dish-a play on the idea of pipers smoking instead of playing bagpipes-stood out from a chorus of mediocre dishes like Ariane's Six Geese A-Laying deviled eggs.

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  • It may not be next month or next year, but "pipers" are very patient and always have the final say.

    Imperialism 101 - The US Addiction to War, Mayhem and Madness - Part II

  • "Ay, ye can blow," said Alan; and, taking the instrument from his rival, he first played the same spring in a manner identical with Robin's; and then wandered into variations, which, as he went on, he decorated with a perfect flight of grace-notes, such as pipers love, and call the

    The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

  • "She would just," says I. "It's no like her temper at a ', but I'll be thanking her for that kind thought," says he, and commenced to his whistling o 'pipers' tunes.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • Even when in Scotland his troubles did not cease, for he writes about 'a most infernal piper practising under the window for a competition of pipers which is to come off shortly. '

    Charles Dickens and Music

  • In March the "pipers" lifted up their homesick notes at nightfall, in the meadows.

    Cape Cod Folks

  • "Ay, ye can, blow" said Alan; and taking the instrument from his rival, he first played the same spring in a manner identical with Robin's; and then wandered into variations, which, as he went on, he decorated with a perfect flight of grace-notes, such as pipers love, and call the "warblers."

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • a perfect flight of grace-notes, such as pipers love, and call the

    Kidnapped

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