Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In railroading, a rolling support for the pipe-rods of a signaling-plant.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "'My thoughts do not move so fast as my feet, O my friend,' said I. 'Who would stop a pipe-carrier of the Tallegewi?"

    The Trail Book

  • A pipe-carrier or leader doesn’t have to say that’s what he is, because the people know.

    Cordoves, Joaquin

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