- v. intransitive To speak up, especially in a robust, assertive manner.
- v. intransitive To being singing or playing musical notes on a pipe or similar wind instrument.
- v. intransitive, of wind, etc. To begin to blow more vigorously.
- v. transitive, rare To call, awaken, or summon, as with a musical instrument.
- v. utter a shrill cry
- v. begin to play or sing
“On March 16, a few days before he was to report to prison, Popcorn hooked a pipe up from the exhaust of his Ford Fairlane—his three-jug car, he called it, because he’d traded three jugs of liquor for it—and asphyxiated himself.”
“I suppose everybody has heard schoolboys quarrel, and noticed that just on the edge of a fight over a game of marbles one or the other would pipe up in a high-keyed tone, "You don't know who you're foolin 'with!”
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