/ (ˈpænˌpaɪps) /
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(often singular; often capital) a number of reeds or whistles of graduated lengths bound together to form a musical wind instrumentAlso called: pipes of Pan, syrinx
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I was "strung up" to a high degree of expectation and listened every moment to hear the panpipes and the Roo-too-too-it.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
Fortunately fond of music, so easily pacified them by playing selection from "Tannhuser," arranged for drum and panpipes by Liszt.Punch's Almanack for 1890|Various
Give me the drain pipes of the Fabians rather than the panpipes of the later poets; the drain pipes have a nicer smell.G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study|Julius West
There followed a deafening pealing of panpipes, drumming of drum, and yelling of voices.
Wild ramped the merry-go-round with its bells and hootings; and the panpipes sobbed their liquid decoy.