Definitions

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  • n. The hollow stem or tube of a pipe used for smoking tobacco, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hollow stem or tube of a pipe used for smoking tobacco, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The stem of a tobaccopipe.

Etymologies

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pipe +‎ stem

Examples

  • His own son laughs with Fat May and wants to know what a funhouse is; Ambrose hugs the sturdy lad close and smiles around his pipestem at his wife.

    The Worst Years of Your Life

  • Brown Prosser button, Kaolin pipestem fragment, a side-notched projectile point, and lead shot

    2006 Field Report 3 « Interactive Dig Johnson's Island – Unlocking a Civil War Prison

  • Q clamped his teeth around the pipestem and exhaled sharply, producing a small but perfectly shaped mushroom cloud from the bowl.

    String Theory, Book 3: Evolution

  • Explain why you don't think a strange clay tube from the trench by the porch is a pipestem after all.

    Interactive Dig Brooklyn

  • The audience wore cowboy garb: Stetsons and pipestem pants for the men; starched hoop skirts for the women.

    My Dark Places

  • The finger moved to stroke the long, straight pipestem with affectionate familiarity.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • Today Fox looked like a cartoon hero, pipestem legs and wild hair.

    Born To Run

  • He sucked on the pipestem to test the draw, then took a splinter from the stone jar on the mantel and thrust it into a candle flame for a light.

    The Great Hunt

  • He raked stubby fingers through his beard and twirled the pipestem thoughtfully between his hands.

    Stormwarden

  • The Vaere made no effort to qualify his oblique statement, but bit down on his pipestem, drew, and puffed out a perfect smoke ring.

    Shadowfane

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