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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A British solo dance performed by sailors; An ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind.

Usage examples (31)
  • Pickles was so delighted with his own success that he danced a kind of hornpipe all the way home.
  • Moreover, he says that you will be the hornpipe of
  • In fact, I could dance a hornpipe here if you liked.
  • In the course of the evening Oliver undertook a hornpipe. for more
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