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the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe

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make a shrill, wailing sound

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play the bagpipes

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A SWIRL of kilts, a skirl of the bagpipes and its "Geordie the brave.
To the skirl of bagpipes playing Cock o' The North, she walked through a guard of honour of Gurkhas in their traditional hats to the steps of the Royal Courts of Justice in London's Strand.
To the skirl of bagpipes she walked through a guard of honour of Gurkhas to the steps of the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
TARTANS, shortbread, "och-aye" Scottish accents, overgrown sausages and poems yesterday met in Liverpool amid the skirl of bagpipes to celebrate the bard of Scotland.
The skirl of the pipes and drums will also echo through the Aber Valley when the Welsh Piping Society Band leads the carnival procession at noon, parading down to the rugby field welfare ground at Senghenydd, near Caerphilly.
And don't skirl that dreary dirge Flower o' Scotland at me.
THE Black Watch is marching into the Triangle of Death south of Baghdad to the rousing skirl of a chorus of lies from Tony Blair and his smarmy sidekick Geoff Hoon.
You could have an Irish tea leaf reading or your tarot cards read, and in addition to watching sheepherding dogs show off their skills, you could ride on a giant wooden rocking horse or listen to the skirl of bagpipes.
BOY MEETS SKIRL Couple listen to bagpipes, above, and greet fans, left
Fusing exuberant Afro-Cuban rhythms with the skirl of Scottish bagpipes and fiddles and peppering it with jazz, Salsa Celtica have carved out their own musical niche, and are arguably one of Scotland's most popular live bands.
A SWIRL of the kilts, a skirl of the bagpipes and it was "Geordie the brave".
TO THOSE who expected their Scottish heroes to wear kilts, sprout hairs on their kneecaps and skirl a bagpipe at the first scent of haggis, he was something of a surprise.
THE skirl of the Highland pipes meets the drumming of the Boomtown Rats when Jiggerypipery appears in Brinklow tomorrow.
Little girls in elaborately embroidered, paneled dresses and wearing corkscrew-curl wigs performed precise Irish jigs, and the skirl of bagpipes filled the air.