from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pliant, tufted, narrow rod used for cleaning the stem of a tobacco pipe.
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- n. A piece of flexible wire in which tufted fabric is twisted and which is used to clean out the stem of a tobacco pipe or other narrow tube.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. cleaning implement consisting of a flexible tufted wire that is used to clean a pipe stem
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