Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pipe producing a droning sound; hence, poetically, the droning hum of an insect.
  • noun Specifically
  • noun The largest tube of a bagpipe, which produces the droning sound; the drone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of the low-toned tubes of a bagpipe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One of the low-toned tubes of a bagpipe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone

Etymologies

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drone +‎ pipe

Examples

  • The wail of the shaum and dronepipe sent shivery hackles up his spine-not Bardcraft, but close, close ....

    Beyond World's End

  • The wail of the shaum and dronepipe sent shivery hackles up his spine-not Bardcraft, but close, close ....

    Beyond World's End

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