Pronunciation: (bag'pīp"), [key]
—n., v., -piped, -pip•ing.
Often, bagpipes. a reed instrument consisting of a melody pipe and one or more accompanying drone pipes protruding from a windbag into which the air is blown by the mouth or a bellows.
Naut.to back (a fore-and-aft sail) by hauling the sheet to windward.
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