Fipple meaning

fĭp'əl
A whistlelike mouthpiece for certain wind instruments, such as a recorder or flageolet, that channels the breath toward the sounding edge of a side opening.
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An object similar to a fipple in an organ pipe.
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(music) The block (typically of wood) that forms the floor of the windway in a wind instrument.
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Origin of fipple

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition