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Definition of clay pipe in English:


A tobacco pipe made of hardened clay.
Example sentences
  • He rarely went out during the day, but sat in ‘his’ chair, smoking a clay pipe and listening to the wireless while waiting for his next meal.
  • The elderly boatman smiled, and took the clay pipe he had been smoking from his mouth.
  • He curled himself up in his chair, with his thin knees drawn up to his hawklike nose, and there he sat with his eyes closed and his black clay pipe thrusting out like the bill of some strange bird.
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