pennywhistle
noun Date: 1789 1. a small fipple flute 2. a toy whistle

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  • pennywhistle — [pen′ē hwis΄əl, pen′ēwis΄əl] n. 〚prob. because originally inexpensive〛 any of various fipple flutes of metal, wood, or plastic with open holes for fingering * * * pen·ny·whis·tle also pen·ny whis·tle (pĕnʹē hwĭs əl, wĭs ) n. An inexpensive fipple …   Universalium

  • Pennywhistle —   [englisch, penɪ wɪsl], auch Tinwhistle, irische Blechflöte mit sechs Grifflöchern (ähnlich der Blockflöte); in vielen Folkgruppen anzutreffendes Instrument, vereinzelt auch in Rock und Jazz …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pennywhistle — [pen′ē hwis΄əl, pen′ēwis΄əl] n. [prob. because originally inexpensive] any of various fipple flutes of metal, wood, or plastic with open holes for fingering …   English World dictionary

  • Pennywhistle — Die Tin Whistle (zum Teil auch Penny Whistle oder Pocket Whistle genannt) ist eine einfache, aus Irland stammende und vor allem dort gebräuchliche Flöte (whistle bedeutet wörtlich übersetzt „Pfeife“ und grenzt die Tin Whistle damit von der flute… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pennywhistle — Flûte irlandaise Le terme flûte irlandaise est, en français, un terme générique désignant deux instruments de musique de type flûte tous deux utilisés principalement en musique irlandaise : L Irish flute, une flûte traversière en bois. Le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pennywhistle — noun A six holed flute like instrument with a fipple. They have approximately a two octave range (sometimes a little higher). Stereotypically, they are made out of tin, but in reality they come in all sorts of varieties, including tin, brass,… …   Wiktionary

  • pennywhistle — noun an inexpensive fipple flute • Syn: ↑tin whistle, ↑whistle • Hypernyms: ↑fipple flute, ↑fipple pipe, ↑recorder, ↑vertical flute …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pennywhistle (Augie March song) — Infobox Single Name = Pennywhistle Artist = Augie March Album = Watch Me Disappear Released = 2008 Format = CD single Digital download Recorded = Length = 3:50 Genre = Rock Label = Producer = | Chart position = #29 (AUS) |N/A Reviews = Last… …   Wikipedia

  • Longbranch Pennywhistle — was a country rock/folk music group consisting of Glenn Frey and John David Souther. They released a self titled album in 1969 under the Amos Records label. However, the label dissolved a couple years later in 1971, and the group split up.… …   Wikipedia

  • The Pennywhistle Blues —    Voir La Soupe à la citrouille …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

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