tin whistle

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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Aisling Keating is an Irish native, who enjoys singing, playing tinwhistle and bodhran in the Boston area and in Ireland.
And it wasn't so much the priests--hardly more than boys themselves, he'd often say, when they went into seminary, the way every family pushed one of the sons, the sickly one, or the second one, or the one who might've been a little artful.., they would have pressed Gabriel but for his music, always at the piano and tinwhistle, anything he picked up, he'd make music out of.