uilleann pipes

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English[edit]

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A man playing the uileann pipes.

Etymology[edit]

A partial translation of Irish píb uilleann, literally "elbow pipe".

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Noun[edit]

uilleann pipes ‎(usually plural; singular: uilleann pipe)

  1. The bagpipes of Ireland, which have a bellows strapped around the wrist and arm to inflate the bag rather than the player blowing to do so.

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