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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.
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(Instruments) (modifier) of or relating to the bagpipes: a bagpipe maker.
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Often, bagpipes. a reed instrument consisting of a melody pipe and one or more accompanying drone pipes protruding from a bag into which air is blown by the mouth or a bellows.
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|Noun||1.||bagpipe - a tubular wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the drone|
bourdon, drone pipe, drone - a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
pipe - a tubular wind instrument
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