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tin whistle

n
(Instruments) another name for penny whistle
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Noun1.tin whistle - an inexpensive fipple flutetin whistle - an inexpensive fipple flute    
fipple flute, fipple pipe, vertical flute, recorder - a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece
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Translations

tin whistle

nBlechflöte f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tin whistle

n (Mus) → zufolo
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References in classic literature ?
Ethan let out his doubts in a low whistle and thrust the bottle back into his pocket.
The young man gave a low whistle and his eyes flashed with a sudden thought.
It was not yet seven, she said, by a long way; she knew her rights and she would have them; and she was still arguing with me when a little low whistle sounded a good way off upon the hill.
Here a low whistle, the prearranged signal, apprised the balance of our party that I was returning, and we were met by the three with every manifestation of enthusiastic rejoicing.
He looked at me coolly and uttered a low whistle of surprise.
As I opened my door I seemed to hear a low whistle, such as my sister described, and a few moments later a clanging sound, as if a mass of metal had fallen.
He uttered a low whistle and sauntered away to the window, where he stood for some minutes looking out upon the pleasing prospect of sullen grey clouds, streaming rain, soaking lawn, and dripping leafless trees, and muttering execrations on the weather, and then sat down to breakfast.
Grimaud had made himself a kind of sentry box out of a hollow willow, and as they drew near he put his head out and gave a low whistle.
Here some measurement was to be taken which required more concentrated attention, and the sonorous voice subsided into a low whistle; but it presently broke out again with renewed vigour--
"And there is no way to go back," added Zeb, with a low whistle of perplexity.
Davis suspended half-way the blow he was delivering with the heavy brush, and emitted a low whistle of surprise.
Whatever his feelings might have been, Laurie found a vent for them in a long low whistle and the fearful prediction as they parted at the gate, "Mark my words, Jo, you'll go next."