Pipeful financial definition of pipeful
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An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.
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It is true that he allows himself a frequent pipeful
"It's especially hard when I'm sitting at the word processor." He made the pledge to quit when he left the hospital--"I had one pipeful
for the road the night before the bypass surgery" --and he had previously supported Rollins in his bouts with alcohol and other drugs.
I can tiptoe out for a late pipeful
on a clear night, knowing they're there and hoping to see them again on a regular basis.