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  • n  a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo; has a shrill tone and is used chiefly to accompany drums in a marching band

  • The fife must be the genuine article: a primitive piccolo consisting simply of a tube (usually wooden) with six finger holes plus a hole to blow across.
  • We saw him take our Advertising Club and make it hum; Racine will tell you what he did with just a fife drum; From Kansas and from Texas, cheers for.
  • They are led by a fife-and-drum corps playing Yankee Doodle Dandy to a park where they receive military training from a Revolutionary War re-enactor.
News & Articles

  • Stepfather finds runaway daughter working as prostitute in Fife
    A man reportedly discovered his runaway 15-year-old stepdaughter and her 15-year-old friend working as prostitutes at a Fife motel. According to probable-cause documents from the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, the man was alerted to his stepdaughter's ad on by a friend.
    June 14, 2013 -
  • Fife looking to keep steady hand in LA's rotation
    Stephen Fife has made the most of his opportunity in the Dodgers' rotation, and he will take the mound Friday night opposing Jeff Locke in the series opener at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
    June 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Guns stolen in Fife in 2011 burglary still turning up
    As the legal system grinds through defendants charged in one of Fife’s most notorious heists, guns taken in the Christmastime 2011 burglary of a sporting goods store continue to turn up, one as far away at Connecticut.
    June 13, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune

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