Entry from US English dictionary
1The shaft of a tobacco pipe.
- His department Secretary lit his pipe in his own spacious chamber and after contemplating the pipe stem for a considerable time from various angles said he hoped the slums would be looked after.
- She wears sunglasses and a babushka and smokes cigarettes through a long plastic filter that looks like a pipe stem.
- The principal finds were pottery, along with a pipe stem, iron knives, and gin bottles.
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