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- adj. Like a pipe; having a hollow stem.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like a pipe; hollow-stemmed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling a pipe; formed like a tube; tubular; hollow-stemmed.
- Inclined to pipe or wrinkle on the grain. See pipe, intransitive verb, 6.
Celery will be rank and pipy, or hollow, and will not keep nearly so long or so well.
The hook had fouled among a bunch of strawberries, red on one side and white on the other -- perfect reproductions of the land fruit, except that there were no leaves, and the stem was all pipy and slimy.
He plied me with questions, amid suggestions about you, till I was within a trifle of putting 'my finger in the pipy o' 'im.'
There was Ophelia, and there was Wilfred in Rokeby -- only she was a woman, and he was pipy.
(want to have wadding or something in his no don't she cried), then all of a soft sudden wee little wee little pipy wind.
Growl angry, then shriek cursing (want to have wadding or something in his no don’t she cried), then all of a soft sudden wee little wee little pipy wind.
a small, thready, pipy tone, as though the birds who uttered the cry had had their voices split up into two or three pieces.
a crowd of pipy fragrance involves the room: these ærial forms cease to be visible; and broken sounds, like the retiring tide beneath Dover cliff, die away into utter silence.
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