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Tobacco pipe   /təbˈækˌoʊ paɪp/   Listen
Tobacco pipe

noun
1.
A tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco.  Synonym: pipe.






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"Tobacco pipe" Quotes from Famous Books



... order to procure specimens for his collection, he bought an old shot-gun for a sum equal to about a dollar,—such a battered old piece that he had to tie the barrel to the stock with a piece of string. A cow's horn served for his powder; he measured his charge with a tobacco pipe, and carried his shot in a paper-bag. About nine in the evening, carrying his supper with him, he would start out and search the country round for animals and rare plants as long as he could see; then eat his supper and lie down and ...
— Captains of Industry - or, Men of Business Who Did Something Besides Making Money • James Parton

... accomplishments. He had a picture painted on a broad panel over the fire-place of his library, representing himself and several others of the cloth sitting around a table, in the full canonicals of wig, gown, and band, before each a foaming mug of ale, and each supplied with a tobacco pipe from which rolled volumes of narcotic fumes. At the top of the painting was a legend in the Latin language, of which the following is, I believe, ...
— Old New England Traits • Anonymous

... towel which has been used by a syphilitic has many times conveyed the infection to an innocent party. For this reason the roller towel has been done away with, and some states have legislated against its use in hotels and other public places. To use dishes, spoons, tobacco pipe, beer glasses, etc., which have been used by one having the disease is an absolutely certain way of being infected. Cigars which may have been made by a syphilitic will infect whoever smokes them with the virus of the disease. Syphilis has been known to have been caught from using the ...
— The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) - A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies • W. Grant Hague

... about, noting a clay tobacco pipe on the hob, a jar on the table, and an easy-chair and spittoon by the fireplace, while flowers were in a vase on the table, and a couple of solemn looking, swollen-eyed, pompous goldfish sailed round and round their little crystal ...
— Witness to the Deed • George Manville Fenn



Words linked to "Tobacco pipe" :   bowl, hubbly-bubbly, shisha, stem, calumet, peace pipe, briar pipe, kalian, tube, water pipe, calabash, clay pipe, chicha, briar, hubble-bubble, tubing, hookah, mouthpiece, pipe of peace, sheesha, pipe bowl, calabash pipe, nargileh, narghile, meerschaum, calean



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