Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

bagpipes

noun  

gaita gallega

Definition 1

Bagpipes are a class of musical instrument, aerophones, using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.

Source: wikpedia.org


Context: Old Scottish joke: What’s the definition of a Scots gentleman? One who can play the bagpipes, but doesn’t.

Source: Financial Times 01/05/2013 (letter to the editor from Mr David C. Speedie)

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