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piper US English

A bagpipe player

Piper, John US English

(1903–92), English painter and decorative designer. He is best known for his watercolours and aquatints of buildings and for his stained glass in Coventry and Llandaff cathedrals

Piper in cubeb US English

A tropical shrub of the pepper family that bears pungent berries

Maris Piper US English

A potato of a variety with creamy flesh and smooth oval tubers

Pied Piper US English

The hero of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, a poem by Robert Browning (1842), based on an old German legend. The piper, dressed in particolored costume, rid the town of Hamelin (Hameln) in Brunswick of rats by enticing them away with his music, and when refused the promised payment he lured away the children of the citizens

Pied Piper New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

person who entices people to follow them

pay the piper US English

Bear the consequences of an action or activity that one has enjoyed

pay the piper in piper US English

Bear the consequences of an action or activity that one has enjoyed

a Pied Piper in Pied Piper US English

A person who entices people to follow them, especially to their doom

Piper betle in betel US English

The plant, related to pepper, from which the betel leaves are taken

Piper nigrum in pepper US English

A climbing vine with berries that are dried as black or white peppercorns

Piper methysticum in kava US English

The Polynesian shrub from which the kava root is obtained