Fifed
Fife \Fife\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fifed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {fifing}.] To play on a fife. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fife — Fife, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fifed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {fifing}.] To play on a fife. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fifing — Fife Fife, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fifed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {fifing}.] To play on a fife. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fife — fifer, n. /fuyf/, n., v., fifed, fifing. n. 1. a high pitched transverse flute used commonly in military and marching musical groups. v.i., v.t. 2. to play on a fife. [1540 50; < G Pfeife PIPE1] * * * Council area (pop., 2001: 349,249) and… …   Universalium

  • fife — [[t]faɪf[/t]] n. v. fifed, fif•ing. 1) mad a high pitched transverse flute used commonly in military and marching musical groups 2) mad to play on a fife • Etymology: 1540–50; < G Pfeife pipe I fif′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • fife — /faɪf / (say fuyf) noun 1. a high pitched flute much used in military music. –verb (i) (fifed, fifing) 2. to play on a fife. {German Pfeife pipe1} –fifer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • fife — [fīf] n. [Ger pfeife, a pipe, fife < MHG pfife < OHG pfifa < VL * pipa, PIPE] a small flute having from six to eight finger holes, and usually no keys, used mainly with drums in playing marches vt., vi. fifed, fifing to play on a fife… …   English World dictionary

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