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[pee-brokh] /ˈpi brɒx/

(in the Scottish Highlands) a piece of music for the bagpipe, consisting of a series of variations on a basic theme, usually martial in character, but sometimes used as a dirge.
/ˈpiːbrɒk; Gaelic ˈpiːbrɒx/
a form of music for Scottish bagpipes, consisting of a theme and variations
a piece of such music

kind of bagpipe music, 1719, from Gaelic piobaireachd, literally “piper’s art,” from piobair “a piper” (from piob “pipe,” an English loan word; see pipe (n.1)) + -achd, suffix denoting function.


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