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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.
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bagpiper

(ˈbæɡpaɪpə)
n
(Music, other) a person who plays the bagpipes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bagpiper - someone who plays the bagpipebagpiper - someone who plays the bagpipe  
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
pipe major - the chief piper in a band of bagpipes
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Translations
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bagpiper

[ˈbægpaɪpəʳ] Ngaitero m
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bagpiper

nDudelsackpfeifer(in) or -bläser(in) m(f)
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Truitt turned 95 years old recently, and his son and daughter surprised him during the presentation with a bagpiper who played "Danny Boy," a song his grandmother used to sing to him.
THE youngest suffragette, bagpiper Bessie Watson, has been commemorated by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
And the memorial has added significance as its believed to be the first permanent sculpture portraying a female bagpiper.
The strains of a bagpiper playing a Scottish Soldier were greeted with applause.
Led by a solitary bagpiper, a throaty Harley-Davidson trike pulled a trailer bearing his wicker coffin up to the doors of Robin Hood Crematorium in Shirley, Solihull.
Dubliner Susan, sister of former Westlife star Brian, posted on Instagram: "We are finally home with our beautiful baby girl!" Anto, a bagpiper with the music group, revealed Joanie spent several days in The Coombe and Crumlin Children's Hospital before she was given the all-clear to go home.
It features a tiny Legho brick bagpiper standing outside.
Dumfries young bagpiper Gregor Grierson is Scotland's Junior Burnsian 2018.
But perhaps there is no finer example of art opening the borders --even if only for one day than the Scottish bagpiper who brings back memories of the highlands while standing among Scots comrades, French allies, and German foes in the desolate low country of no man's land.
Ex-policemen Ray Egan, who famously dresses as the legendary hero John Bull to defend British interests, was joined by a bagpiper for his Scottish Referendum protest.
Andrew, who was the "official bagpiper for the local Scottish St.