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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PIPE

But in good time the Lybian pipe warns us that the feast is ready.

He leaned back, and began to puff leisurely at his pipe, as if this settled the matter.

And now, Uncle Paul, if you don't object I'll take out my pipe and have a smoke.

Vaguely, from the corner of his eye, he felt that Pop had taken the pipe from his mouth.

As I eat my breakfast and smoke my pipe, I ponder over my task.

He watched the face of the other keenly, but the old man was busy filling his pipe.

How carefully I packed my pipe, gazing serenely over the roofs of Paris.

He lights his pipe, and many an evening he helps me with the dishes.

At something after two o'clock that night, K. put down his pipe and listened.

The Onondaga let his pipe go out while he explained the winter habits of moose.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English pipe "musical wind instrument," also "tube to convey water," from Vulgar Latin *pipa "a pipe, tube-shaped musical instrument" (source of Italian pipa, French pipe, Old Frisian pipe, German Pfeife, Danish pibe, Swedish pipa, Dutch pijp), a back-formation from Latin pipare "to chirp or peep," of imitative origin. All tubular senses ultimately derive from "small reed, whistle." Meaning "device for smoking" first recorded 1590s. Pipe-bomb attested from 1960. Pipe-cleaner recorded from 1863.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PIPE

blew

verbmake sound, usually with instrument

blow

verbmake sound, usually with instrument
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.