or uil·lean pipes
- Often uilleann pipe. Irish bagpipes held on the knee or under the arms with bellows operated by the elbow.
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- bagpipes developed in Ireland and operated by squeezing bellows under the armAlso called: Irish pipes, union pipes
C19: Irish píob uilleann, from píob pipe + uilleann genitive sing of uille elbow