doodlesack
doodlesack doo"dle*sack`, n. [Cf. G. dudelsack.] The Scotch bagpipe. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • doodlesack — /doohd l sak /, n. bagpipe (def. 1). Also, dudelsack. [1840 50; < G Dudelsack, equiv. to Dudel (bag)pipe + Sack SACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • doodlesack — doo·dle·sack …   English syllables

  • doodlesack — ˈdüdəlˌsak noun Etymology: German dudelsack, from dudel bagpipe + sack bag, from Old High German sac more at doodle, sack dialect Britain : bagpipe * * * /doohd l sak /, n. bagpipe ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Musical Instruments — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Musical Instruments >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 musical instruments musical instruments Sgm: N 1 band band Sgm: N 1 string band string band brass band Sgm: N 1 orchestra orchestra Sgm: N 1 orchestrina orchestrina …   English dictionary for students

  • dudelsack — ˈdüdəlˌsak, G ˌzäk noun ( s) Etymology: German more at doodlesack : a German bagpipe * * * /doohd l sak /; Ger. /doohd l zahk /, n. Music. doodlesack …   Useful english dictionary

  • dudelsack — /doohd l sak /; Ger. /doohd l zahk /, n. Music. doodlesack. * * * …   Universalium

  • drone — Synonyms and related words: Indian file, accompaniment, alliteration, alto, array, articulation, assonance, bagpipe, bagpipes, bank, baritone, bass, basso continuo, basso ostinato, bassus, bee, beggar, birr, blubber, bombilate, bombinate, boom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pipes — Synonyms and related words: OD, bagpipe, bagpipes, boatswain, captain, chanter, chief engineer, chief mate, commander, cornemuse, deck officer, doodlesack, drone, master, mate, musette, naval officer, navigating officer, navigator, patron,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bagpipe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. musette, doodlesack, union pipes; chanter. See music. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. see musical instrument …   English dictionary for students

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