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Definition 1: a British solo dance performed by sailors - [noun denoting act]

(hornpipe is a kind of ...) a style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)

(hornpipe belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: an ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hornpipe in the sense of this definition

(hornpipe is a kind of ...) a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)

(hornpipe is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

Definition 3: music for dancing the hornpipe - [noun denoting communication]

(hornpipe is a kind of ...) music to dance to

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