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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Bag-pipe, n. Also: bag pyp(e. [ME. baggepipe (Chaucer), bagpype, etc.] A bagpipe.a1500 Colk. Sow i. 285 (Clarus playit on a bag pype). c1500-c1512 Dunb. vi. 109 (a bag pipe to play a spryng). a1500 Peblis to Play 194 (blaw vp the bagpyp). 1549 Compl. 66/1 (the scheiphyrd Pan that playt to the goddis on his bag pype).

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