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pipe major

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(Military) the noncommissioned officer, generally of warrant officer's rank, who is responsible for the training, duty, and discipline of a military or civilian pipe band
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Noun1.pipe major - the chief piper in a band of bagpipespipe major - the chief piper in a band of bagpipes
bagpiper, piper - someone who plays the bagpipe
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A piper's lament was played in his memory at the first Paisley Pipe Band Championships and the pipes were played at a memorial walk by Stephen Bright and Craig Bell, the pipe majors of Paisley Juvenile and First Scottish Milngavie.
He e-mailed pipe majors in Canada asking about the red, green and double white striped tartan on the bagpipes that were on display at his children's school.
A band hits about 122 decibels outdoors - and pipe majors say it is almost impossible to play quietly.