musette-bag

musette

[myoo-zet]
noun
1.
Also called musette bag. a small leather or canvas bag with a shoulder strap, used for carrying personal belongings, food, etc., while hiking, marching, or the like.
2.
a French bagpipe of the 17th and early 18th centuries, with several chambers and drones, and with the wind supplied by a bellows rather than a blowpipe.
3.
a woodwind instrument similar to but smaller than a shawm.
4.
a short musical piece with a drone bass, often forming the middle section of a gavotte.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French, equivalent to muse bagpipe (derivative of muser to play the bagpipe < Latin mussāre to hum; see muse) + -ette- -ette

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musette (mjuːˈzɛt, French myzɛt)
 
n
1.  a type of bagpipe with a bellows popular in France during the 17th and 18th centuries
2.  a dance, with a drone bass originally played by a musette
 
[C14: from Old French, diminutive of muse bagpipe]

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