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fipple


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fipple  \Fip"ple\  (f[~e]r),  n.  [perh.  fr  L.  fibula  a  clasp,  a 
  pin;  cf  Prov.  E.  fible  a  stick  used  to  stir  pottage.] 
  A  stopper,  as  in  a  wind  instrument  of  music.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fipple 
  n  :  a  wooden  plug  forming  a  flue  pipe  (as  the  mouthpiece  of  a 
  recorder) 




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