Definition of pipe stem in English:

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pipe stem

Entry from US English dictionary

(also pipestem)

noun

1The shaft of a tobacco pipe.
Example sentences
  • 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.
1.1 [as modifier] Used to describe anything resembling this, such as a very narrow pants leg.

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