Definition of Drone pipe
1. Noun. A pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone.
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Literary usage of Drone pipe
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The sound is produced by the stream of air forced from the bag into the drone-pipe by the pressure of the performer's arm, causing the tongue of reed to ..."
2. Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Straits Branch (1904)
"The laki has a short length of bamboo (tuba) fitted over its distal end whilst the distal end of the puan or drone-pipe is obliquely truncated. ..."
3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1915)
"The bagpipes carried by the celestial minstrel here are of the latter class, and of the type in common use in the fourteenth century, having the drone-pipe ..."