What does pibroch mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pibroch(noun)

    martial music with variations; to be played by bagpipes


  1. pibroch(Noun)

    A series of musical variations for the bagpipes, usually martial or funerary in nature.

  2. Origin: From Gaelic pìobaireachd ‘art of playing the bagpipes’, from pìobair ‘piper’ + -achd suffix of function.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pibroch(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [Gael. piobaireachd pipe music, fr. piobair a piper, fr. pioba pipe, bagpipe, from English. See Pipe, n.]


  1. Pibroch

    The Pibroch was a Clyde Puffer that was built in Glasgow during 1957. It is one of the last of this type of vessel remaining today.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pibroch

    pē′broh, n. a form of bagpipe music, generally of a warlike character, including marches, dirges, &c. [Gael. piobaireachd, pipe-music—piobair, a piper—piob, a pipe, fear, a man.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Pibroch

    the Highland bagpipe; also the wild, martial music it discourses.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pibroch in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pibroch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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