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A flute, such as a recorder, with a fipple.
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(Instruments) an end-blown flute provided with a fipple, such as the recorder or flageolet
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recorder (def. 5).
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fipple flute- The same as a recorder or flageolet—a flute blown from one end like a whistle.
See also related terms for whistle.
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|Noun||1.||fipple flute - a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece|
treble recorder, flageolet, shepherd's pipe - a small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holes
pipe - a tubular wind instrument
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