bagpipes

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bag·pipe

 (băg′pīp′)
n. often bagpipes
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.

bag′pipe′ v.
bag′pip′er n.

bagpipes

(ˈbæɡˌpaɪps)
pl n
(Instruments) any of a family of musical wind instruments in which sounds are produced in reed pipes supplied with air from a bag inflated either by the player's mouth, as in the Irish bagpipes or Highland bagpipes of Scotland, or by arm-operated bellows, as in the Northumbrian bagpipes
Translations
مِزْاميرُ القِرْبَمِزْمارُ القَريَةِ
dudy
sækkepibe
säkkipilli
cornemusecornemuserbiniou
gajde
duda
sekkjapípa
バグパイプ
백파이프
dūdmaišis
dūdas
dude
säckpipa
ปี่สก๊อต
kèn túi

bagpipes

[ˈbægpaɪps] NPLgaita fsing

bagpipes

[ˈbægpaɪps] nplcornemuse f
to play the bagpipes → jouer de la cornemusebag snatcher n (British)voleur/euse m/f à l'arrachébag-snatching [ˈbægsnætʃɪŋ] n (British)vol m à l'arraché

bagpipes

[ˈbægˌpaɪps] npl (in Scotland) → cornamusa sg; (in Italy) → zampogna sg

bagpipes

(ˈbӕgpaips) noun plural
a wind instrument consisting of a bag fitted with pipes, played in Scotland etc. He wants to learn to play the bagpipes.

bagpipes

مِزْاميرُ القِرْبَ dudy sækkepibe Dudelsack γκάιντα gaita säkkipilli cornemuse gajde cornamuse バグパイプ 백파이프 doedelzak sekkepipe dudy gaita de foles волынка säckpipa ปี่สก๊อต gayda kèn túi 风笛
References in classic literature ?
Steve vanished, and, sooner than the boys imagined Dandy could get himself up, the skirl of the bag-pipe was heard in the hall, and the bonny piper came to lead Clan Campbell to the revel.
Along with this was a set of bag-pipe drone ribbons and a wool tartan bagpipe cover.
Little did I know that the bag-pipe playing Campbell would go on to be complicit in much greater massacres.
Imagine the thrill of dancing to live bag-pipe music, outside on the grass, with a heavily pleated tartan kilt swirling around you.
The band plays a wide range of instruments from hurdy-gurdy, which is Quentin's province, plus Hammer dulcimer (Amanda's territory), vocals, cittern, bag-pipes, shawm, kit drums, bass, percussion and didjeridu.
The cook was soon in ecstasies and the party regarded the bag-pipes as a welcome addition to their instruments of music.
The stirring sound of bag-pipes filled the church asstandard bearers marcheds olemnly in.
Or the kilted Glasgow, Scotland-born native might serenade guests with his bag-pipes for an awards gala.
Not surprising, given the central premise, the soundtrack is a busy mix of musical influences incorporating everything from African tribal drums to Mexican mariachis and Scottish bag-pipes.