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Pipeful

noun
1.
The quantity of tobacco that can be smoked in a pipe at one time.






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"Pipeful" Quotes from Famous Books



... of his head. "Come to think av ut, I have a bit av a bump on me own noodle that 'tis like helps to exshplain the cell. But fwhat in the divil's name brung us here in this Gawd-forsaken Nobody's Place? Pass me another pipeful an' tell ...
— The Winning of Barbara Worth • Harold B Wright

... his preceptor. The gifts of tobacco are divided into parcels which may thus be easily distributed at the proper time, and as soon as the officiating priests have arrived, and seated themselves, the candidate produces some tobacco of which all present take a pipeful, when a ceremonial smoke-offering is made to Ki/tshi Man/id[-o]. The candidate then takes his mid[-e]/ drum and sings a song of his own composition, or one which he may have purchased from his preceptor, or some Mid[-e]/ priest. ...
— The Mide'wiwin or "Grand Medicine Society" of the Ojibwa • Walter James Hoffman



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