fifing
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 — /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

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