What does the word fife mean?

Usage examples for fife

  1. Fife was invaded by " these bloody worms," as he calls the French; and he preached what he tells us was a " comfortable sermon" to the brethren at Cupar. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  2. Mary tells me you have returned from Fife with fresh materials for future volumes. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  3. The cadets had gone into camp by this time; and the taps of the drum were quite near, as well as the shrill sweet notes of the fife at reveille and tattoo. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell