American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Hornpipe

HORN’PIPE, n. An instrument of music in Wales, consisting of a wooden pipe with horns at the ends; one to collect the wind blown from the mouth; the other to carry off the sounds as modulated by the performer.

1. An air or tune of triple time, with six crotchets in a bar; four to the descending beat,and two to the ascending.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Hornpipe," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UP5C248GHWN2D1.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Hornpipe." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UP5C248GHWN2D1.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Hornpipe' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UP5C248GHWN2D1.