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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that plays a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo

Usage examples (35)
  • Now the fifer was the clarionet-player's brother; and he, turning on the trumpeter, roared --
  • The fifer was the most remarkable of the party.
  • "I'll tell you a story," replied Brown, the fifer.
  • But how many others thought, or even still think the same way? fifer for more
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