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fife

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
fifefife /faɪf/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 APMa musical instrument like a small flute, often played in military bands
Examples from the Corpus
fife• The drummer was joined by a fife player.• The separation of the Borders and fife from the proposed South-east region was more controversial.• Everywhere the drum and fife thrilled the air with their stirring call.• Guildford returned leading a large company of masked figures who marched into the hall to the raucous clamour of tambour and fife.• I hated my looks and that affected every yea of my fife, including our relationship.• It was followed by musicians with tambour, fife and viol.• The fife sentence prisoners are not the only ones serving long sentences.
FifeFife 🔊 🔊 a region in eastern Scotland between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth
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