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bagpipes

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Bagpipes (a Scottish model)

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bag +‎ pipes

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bagpipes (normally plural, singular bagpipe)

  1. A musical wind instrument having a flexible bag inflated by a tube or bellows, a double-reed melody pipe and up to four drone pipes. There are several types from different national traditions, each having peculiar characteristics.
    Bagpipes are traditionally played in most Celtic regions and many former parts of the British Empire

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  • (musical wind instrument): bagpipe, pipes; the pipes (usually Scottish)

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