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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a mine, the column of pumps through which water is lifted or forced to the surface or adit: usually made of cast-iron pipes joined together.


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