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uilleann pipes

or uil·lean pipes

[ahy-luh n]
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plural noun
  1. Often uilleann pipe. Irish bagpipes held on the knee or under the arms with bellows operated by the elbow.
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British Dictionary definitions for uillean pipes

uillean pipes

pl n
  1. bagpipes developed in Ireland and operated by squeezing bellows under the armAlso called: Irish pipes, union pipes

Word Origin

C19: Irish píob uilleann, from píob pipe + uilleann genitive sing of uille elbow
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