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piper

Pronunciation: /ˈpaɪpər; ˈpaɪpə(r)/

Translation of piper in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • gaitero, (masculine, feminine) he who pays the piper calls the tune quien paga manda or elige
    Example sentences
    • MacDonald himself will play various pipes and flute, accompanied by seven other pipers and four backing musicians.
    • Three pipers, piping furiously, entered the gaming-space, followed by twelve young warriors in white cloaks and helmets decorated with the tail-feathers of the black eagle.
    • This is always quite a ceremony, with pipers piping and whisky flowing and famous faces popping up all over.

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