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fife

fife

pronunciation:
faIf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small, high-pitched transverse flute, used mainly to accompany drums in military or marching music.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: fifed, fifes, fifing
definition: to play on the fife.
derivation: fifer (n.)
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