verb (used with object), bag·piped, bag·pip·ing.
Origin of bagpipe
Examples from the Web for bagpipe
Moreover, the sound of the bagpipe—this Bakla soon discovered—had the power of making everyone dance.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume II (of 2)|Carl Engel
In earliest days of the Morris, music was made by a simple pipe, by pipe and tabour, or the bagpipe.The Morris Book|Cecil J. Sharp
He discovered, in a shop, an old French musette (bagpipe), the chanter or melody-pipe of which was missing.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin
A Highland man, and I've heard Tom say he was a great player on the bagpipe.The Road to Paris|Robert Neilson Stephens
He read correctly, but did not even know the nature of the vocal instrument and its construction, which is that of a bagpipe.The Woman-Hater|Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for bagpipe
Word Origin and History for bagpipe
late 14c., from bag (n.) + pipe (n.1); originally a favorite instrument in England as well as the Celtic lands, but by 1912 English army officers' slang for it was agony bags. Related: Bagpiper (early 14c.).