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pibroch

1. a form of music for Scottish bagpipes, consisting of a theme and variations
2. a piece of such music
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They had, however, better modes of awakening the echoes; for Wakefield could sing many a ditty to the praise of Moll, Susan, and Cicely, and Robin Oig had a particular gift at whistling interminable pibrochs [bagpipe tunes] through all their involutions, and - what was more agreeable to his companion's southern ear - knew many of the northern airs, both lively and pathetic, to which Wakefield learned to pipe a bass.
Only those closest to the reclusive Garbo knew that she loved to listen to pibrochs and laments at her Manhattan apartment.
But New Labour has ordered New Britain for our guests in videos and lasers instead of Auld Scotia in tartan and pibrochs.