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  • v. Present participle of pipelay.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The laying of conducting pipes underground, as for water, gas, etc.
  • The act or method of making combinations for personal advantage secretly or slyly; -- in this sense, usually written as one word.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of laying down pipes for gas, water, and other purposes.
  • n. A laying of plans for the promotion or accomplishment of some scheme or purpose, especially a political one; scheming or intriguing. See the quotation under pipe-layer, 2.


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