Complete Definition of "pibroch"

English
Etymology
From Gaelic pìobaireachd ‘art of playing the bagpipes’, from pìobair ‘piper’ + -achd suffix of function.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈpi:brɒk/, /ˈpi:brɒx/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A series of musical variations for the bagpipes, usually martial or funerary in nature.

#:*1908: He had heard the stirring pibrochs speed the Gordons in their fights, / It had borne them through the fire zone as they swung up Dargai's heights — E. G. Murphy, ‘The Doctor's Story’ (Australian Ballads & Short Stories, Penguin 2003, p. 279)

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