Definitions for "Hornpipe"
Keywords:  irish, dance, solo, tune, sailor
A lively tune played on a hornpipe, for dancing; a tune adapted for such playing.
An Irish dance tune type played in moderate 4/4 time with a swing. Originated in England.
a British solo dance performed by sailors
An instrument of music formerly popular in Wales, consisting of a wooden pipe, with holes at intervals. It was so called because the bell at the open end was sometimes made of horn.
The raw material for brass instruments
an ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone