- an organ pipe having a reed that is vibrated by air to produce the sound.
Origin of reed pipe
Examples from the Web for reed pipe
Historical Examples of reed pipe
But it may happen, when they invoke Pan, that he answers with the reed-pipe.Zones of the Spirit
The orchestra—two violins, a reed-pipe, a biniou, and a harp—were playing away with might and main.Lorraine
Robert W. Chambers
So they carried him home between them and administered liquid food through a reed-pipe.
Mr Galpin refers to a reed-pipe with which I am very familiar; it is made from a dandelion stalk pinched flat at one end.
The name is believed to be derived from calamaula, a reed-pipe, which was corrupted to chalem-elle and then to shawm.
- a wind instrument, such as a clarinet or oboe, whose sound is produced by a vibrating reed
- an organ pipe sounded by a vibrating reed