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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A musical instrument that is played by blowing through a tube of reed, wood or metal. Also: A long tube or hollow body for carrying a liquid or gas.

Usage examples (3)
  • I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes.
  • Says Jeff Blumenfeld, editor of Expedition News, "An-Tiki has given new meaning to the term 'pipe dream.'"
  • That ghost-like plant, the Indian-pipe, is in flower, and quite common here – sometimes growing singly, more frequently several together. for more
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