|1.||a small high-pitched flute similar to the piccolo and usually having no keys, used esp in military bands|
|2.||to play (music) on a fife|
|[C16: from Old High German pfīfa; see |
|a council area and historical county of E central Scotland, bordering on the North Sea between the Firths of Tay and Forth: coastal lowlands in the north and east, with several ranges of hills; mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Glenrothes. Pop: 352 040 (2003 est). Area: 1323 sq km (511 sq miles)|
|See Duncan Phyfe Duncan|
A small flute with a high, piercing tone, used mainly in military bands.