Definition of Cornpipe

1. a musical instrument [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornpipe

cornmarket
cornmarkets
cornmeal
cornmeal agar
cornmeal disease
cornmeal mush
cornmeals
cornmill
cornmills
cornmoth
cornmoths
cornmuse
cornmuses
corno
cornoid lamella
cornpipe (current term)
cornpipes
cornpone
cornpones
cornrent
cornrents
cornrow
cornrowed
cornrowing
cornrows
corns
cornsheller
cornshellers
cornshuck
cornshucks

Literary usage of Cornpipe

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

1. Ancient Songs and Ballads from the Reign of King Henry the Second to the by William Carew Hazlitt (1877)
"Hornpipe and cornpipe are synonymous. See before, p. li. n. 2. This instrument is likewise mentioned by Spenser: " Before them yode a lusty ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1899)
"... cornpipe. So might it have fared with the ancient Grecian; for so has it fared with the only modern that writes in a Grecian spirit. ..."

3. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"had we had the training of him — And so on, through all the variations of the critical cornpipe. So might it have fared with the ancient Grecian ; for so ..."

4. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original Sources by James Prior (1837)
"... On Sunday, or on holyday, At patrons* danc'da jig or hornpipe, Play'd on a fiddle or a cornpipe, Such country dances as they play, On salt-box, ..."

5. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original Sources by James Prior (1837)
"... On Sunday, or on holyday, At patrons* danc'da jig or hornpipe, Play'd on a fiddle or a cornpipe, Such country dances as they play, On salt-box, ..."

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