Fife

Definition of Fife

Pronunciation: fīf
n.1.(Mus.) A small shrill pipe, resembling the piccolo flute, used chiefly to accompany the drum in military music.
Fife major
(Mil.) a noncommissioned officer who superintends the fifers of a regiment.
Fife rail
a - (Naut.) A rail about the mast, at the deck, to hold belaying pins, etc.
b - A railing around the break of a poop deck.
v. i.1.To play on a fife.
[imp. & p. p. Fifed ; p. pr. & vb. n. fifing.]

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English horn, Pandean pipe, aulos, bagpipe, basset horn, basset oboe, bassoon, blow, blow a horn, bombard, bugle, carillon, clarinet, clarion, contrabassoon, contrafagotto, cromorne, doodle, double bassoon, double reed, double-tongue, fipple flute, flageolet, flute, hautboy, heckelphone, hornpipe, licorice stick, lip, musette, oaten reed, oboe, oboe da caccia, ocarina, panpipe, penny-whistle, piccolo, pipe, pommer, recorder, reed, reed instrument, sax, saxophone, shawm, single reed, single-reed instrument, sonorophone, sound, sweet potato, syrinx, tabor pipe, tenoroon, tin-whistle, tongue, toot, tootle, triple-tongue, trumpet, tweedle, whistle, wind, wind the horn, woods, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind instrument
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