Definition of Bagpipers

1. Noun. (plural of bagpiper) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bagpipers

1. bagpiper [n] - See also: bagpiper

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bagpipers

bagless
baglike
baglo
bagmaking
bagman
bagmen
bagmoth
bagmoths
bagna càuda
bagnio
bagnios
bagpipe
bagpiped
bagpipelike
bagpiper
bagpipers (current term)
bagpipes
bagpiping
bags
bags of bones
bagsed
bagses
bagsful
bagsie
bagsied
bagsing
bagsy
bagsying
baguet
baguets

Literary usage of Bagpipers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... from Rhode Island, with his newly raised band of Highland bagpipers ; and the whole to move upon the quick step, to the tune of Yankie Doodle. ..."

2. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... Mimics—Horrible Mimic Performances in Sicily—Bloody Origin of Wakes—Unions of Dancers, Trumpeters, bagpipers, and Hornblowers—Tl;c Flute-Players—Roman ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Charles Samuel Keene by George Somes Layard (1892)
"The Beethoven of bagpipers.—Dentistry and mouthpieces.—Enthusiastic Piper in Hyde Park.—Dr. Ellis, FRS—Mr. AJ Hipkins.—Experiments with Scheibler Tonometer. ..."

4. The Bride of Lammermoor: And, A Legend of Montrose by Walter Scott (1878)
"... or hostile malevolence; but the most astounding part of the assembly, at least to a Lowland ear, was the rival performance of the bagpipers. ..."

5. Two Months in the Highlands, Orcadia, and Skye by Charles Richard Weld (1860)
"Scandinavian Names. — Adverse Meteorological Influences. — Wretched Hovel. — Dunvegan. — Curiosities of the Castle. — Scott's Visit. — College of bagpipers. ..."

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