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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The exhaust pipe of a steam engine, or any pipe delivering steam or air, when so constructed as to cause a blast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The exhaust-pipe of a steam-engine. In locomotives and in some stationary steam-engines it is directed into the smoke-stack, with the effect of inducing a strong draft.


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