the hero of a German folk legend, popularized in The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1842) by Robert Browning.
(sometimes lowercase) a person who induces others to follow or imitate him or her, especially by means of false or extravagant promises.
Also called the Pied Piper of Hamelin. (in German legend) a piper who rid the town of Hamelin of rats by luring them away with his music and then, when he was not paid for his services, lured away its children
(sometimes not capitals) a person who entices others to follow him
noun 1. (transformational grammar) the principle that a noun phrase may take with it the rest of a prepositional phrase or a larger noun phrase in which it is contained, when moved in a transformation. For example, when the interrogative pronoun is moved to initial position, other words are moved too, as in to whom […]
piedra pi·e·dra (pē-ā’drə) n. A fungal disease of the hair marked by small black or white nodular masses.
[pye-th rahs ne-grahs] /ˈpyɛ ðrɑs ˈnɛ grɑs/ noun 1. a city in N Mexico, on the Rio Grande.
- Pied shag
noun 1. a large New Zealand seabird, Phalacrocorax varius, with a white throat and underparts Also called karuhiruhi