PIPE


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PIPE

Pipe

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.

PIPE

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Mother Rigby always liked to flavor her pipe with a coal of fire from the particular chimney corner whence this had been brought.
He has been in the habit of lighting his pipe at lamps and gas-jets.
The trooper shakes his head, and leaning forward with his right elbow on his right knee and his pipe supported in that hand, while his other hand, resting on his left leg, squares his left elbow in a martial manner, continues to smoke.
The cylinder once lighted, the hydrogen in the spiral and in the concave cone becomes heated, and rapidly ascends through the pipe that leads to the upper part of the balloon.
The tobacco is lighted, and your Majesty is already smoking your pipe," answered the Steward.
With folded arms and a freshly-lit pipe Trent leaned with his back against the tree and fixed eyes.
It was a small affair, only a few tons of earth and crumbling rock; but, starting from fifty feet above, it had struck the water pipe with force sufficient to break it at a connection.
And the man was uninterested, pulling stolidly away at his pipe, in the darkness following upon the third match.
He put his pipe and his tobacco pouch into her hands, and so mastered her attention before he spoke.
Johnny Dooit puffed his pipe and looked carefully at the dreadful desert in front of them--stretching so far away they could not see its end.
The man puffed his pipe calmly and put his great mudded boots on the back part of the stove.
The bottle and pipe were ready, and, upon the whole, the place looked very comfortable.