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also penny whistle  (pĕn′ē-wĭs′əl, -hwĭs′-)
An inexpensive fipple flute, usually having a plastic mouthpiece and a tin body.
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Noun1.pennywhistle - an inexpensive fipple flutepennywhistle - 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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