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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. martial music with variations; to be played by bagpipes;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pibroch \Pi"broch\, n. [Gael. piobaireachd pipe music, fr. piobair a piper, fr. pioba pipe, bagpipe, from English. See Pipe, n.] A Highland air, suited to the particular passion which the musician would either excite or assuage; generally applied to those airs that are played on the bagpipe before the Highlanders when they go out to battle. --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pibroch n 1: martial music with variations; to be played by bagpipes