Noun(1) a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo; has a shrill tone and is used chiefly to accompany drums in a marching band
(1) he plays the fife(2) The band is made up of a stringed guitar, drum, and fife .(3) He played the fife for military assemblies and the violin for dancing parties.(4) I have no doubt that the disuse of the fife and drum by one regiment after another, until they have become practically obsolete in our service, has been due to this very difficulty of providing adequate material and training.(5) On one side was a design of the three Revolutionary War patriots marching forward carrying the flag and playing a fife and drum, while on the reverse was a cowboy riding a horse, tall in the saddle.(6) The drums sound, the fife plays ├ö├ç├┐Yankee Doodle,├ö├ç├û a tune for insulting colonists.(7) The standard fife , the old Renaissance treble, is pitched in B and has six finger holes.(8) Amerindian men perform a dance in the local church to the accompaniment of fife and drums.(9) William Ferman complained that whenever he chose to stay out all night playing the fife in a saloon, his wife would harass him.(10) He played the fife and was a great lover of traditional music.(11) Little adornment was on her, except a single piercing at the top of her pointed ear, but what caught Kira's attention was the fife at her waist.(12) He singles one of them out - a musician, and tells him to play a tune on his fife .(13) Its tradition stretches back to the fifers and drummers stationed with Hudson Valley minutemen during the Revolutionary War.(14) People were coming into the square from all sides, and down the street we heard the pipes and the fifes and the drums coming.(15) It consisted of thirty-two members, playing exclusively drums and fifes .(16) Orders issued in 1791 and 1795 prohibited Eurasians from commissioned service in the army, except as drummers, fifers , and farriers.
(1) fife :: Fife
1. whistle ::
2. flute ::
3. pipe ::
4. fife ::
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