What is Piper?

  • (noun): Someone who plays the bagpipe.
    Synonyms: bagpiper
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List Of Characters In The Percy Jackson And The Olympians Series And In The Heroes Of Olympus Series - Main Characters - Piper McLean
... Piper McLean, a 15-year-old demigod, a daughter of Aphrodite ... Unlike most children of Aphrodite, Piper is tomboyish, unconcerned with her appearance or fashion ... Like all children of Aphrodite, Piper is described as very beautiful ...
Leonora Piper - Skeptical Reception - Tricks
... Ivor Lloyd Tuckett who examined Piper's mediumship in detail wrote it could be explained by "muscle-reading, fishing, guessing, hints obtained in the ... Piper's knowledge." Thomas W ... Lund who attended a sitting with Piper recalled that before the séance began he told another sitter about his son's illness and his wife's plans "within earshot of Mrs ...
Leonora Piper - Skeptical Reception
... In their view, Piper had subconsciously absorbed information that she later regurgitated as messages from "spirits" in her trances ... in his book Principles of Abnormal Psychology (1927) also explained Piper's mediumship through psychology without recourse to the paranormal ... On the subject of Piper the British hypnotist Simeon Edmunds wrote “ In contrast to the extravagant claims made by the vast majority of mediums, Mrs Piper ...
Leonora Piper
... Leonora Piper (née Symonds, 1857–1950) was a famous trance medium in the area of Spiritualism ... Piper was the subject of intense interest and investigation by American and British psychic research associations during the early 20th century, most notably William James and the Society for Psychical Research ... Science writer and mathematician Martin Gardner dismissed Piper as a "clever charlatan" and wrote two essays detailing mundane techniques she may have used to misrepresent ...
Piper, Kansas
... Piper community is a former unincorporated town or latent township in Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States, now part of Kansas City, Kansas as of 1997 when a Consolidated city–county took ... Piper's district is home to the Schlitterbahn Vacation Village a 370-acre (1.5 km2) resort and waterpark, Cabela's, Nebraska Furniture Mart encompassing a total of 1.1 million sq ... Piper is the first full community in the nation (based off actual residential votes and pre-registration counts) to have residential broadband internet network infrastructures using fiber-optic communication of 1GB ...

More definitions of "Piper":

  • (noun): Type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs.
    Synonyms: genus Piper

Famous quotes containing the word piper:

    Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper;
    A peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked.
    If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper,
    Where’s the peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked?
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers (l. 1–4)

    A piper in the streets to-day
    Set up, and tuned, and started to play,
    “Seumas” “O’Sullivan” (1879–1958)