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Pipestem

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pipestem The hollow stem or tube of a pipe used for smoking tobacco, etc. "Took a long reed for a pipestem ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pipestem The stem of a tobaccopipe.
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Usage

In literature:

The twigs of the sage-brush snapped like brittle pipestems as he pushed through them.
"McTeague" by Frank Norris
Peter ground his teeth over his pipestem.
"The Street of Seven Stars" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Ye do your work, and ye swallow the kerosene ile and rubber pipestems dished up to ye by the Dago cook for food.
"Cabbages and Kings" by O. Henry
It doesn't take such a big alligator to break your leg like a pipestem with a sweep of that long, scaly tail of his.
"The Boy With the U.S. Census" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Pipestems and beads of bakelite have the clear brilliancy of amber and greater strength.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
He picked Little Fuzzy up and set him back on his lap, offering the pipestem.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
He drew a whiff, and when the fire glowed, he turned the pipestem toward the seam of the skins above the doorway.
"Myths and Legends of the Great Plains" by Unknown
Roger smoked a long pipe after his lunch, chewing impatiently on his pipestem and swearing under his breath from time to time.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
This stem is made up of little flat rings looking like bits of a pipestem.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
The arm bone snapped like a pipestem, but it was the monster's dying effort.
"B. C. 30,000" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
Thorn continued his dark reverie undisturbed, it seemed, his pipestem between his fingers.
"The Rustler of Wind River" by G. W. Ogden
The pipestem was long of necessity; with a short stem Mr. Gwinne had certainly set that beard alight.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
There goes her fore-topgallant-mast like a pipestem!
"Captain Kyd, Vol. II" by Joseph Holt Ingraham
In smoking, Indians did not seize the pipestem in the teeth.
"Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised)" by Melvin Randolph Gilmore
Evidently he had not fenced at Heidelberg for nothing, if he did have pink cheeks and pipestem legs.
"The Other Fellow" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Her pipestem arms went out toward the collie.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune
I'll break the four of you like pipestems.
"The Million Dollar Mystery" by Harold MacGrath
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In news:

Show here is a TAC-designed lobby area in Pipestem Resort State Park.
So far the state has treated trees at Bluestone State Park, Camp Creek State Park, Pipestem Resort State Park, Greenbrier State Forest and other state property where hemlocks are prevalent.
On Saturday morning at her home in Skiatook, Sharon Neddeau Pipestem left behind her failing body, entered the presence of the Lord, and celebrated a joyful reunion with her husband, Browning, her parents, and other loved ones.
NORMAN — On Saturday morning at her home in Skiatook, Sharon Neddeau Pipestem left behind her failing body, entered the presence of the Lord and celebrated a joyful reunion with her husband, Browning, her parents, and other loved ones.
BECKLEY — More than 150 golfers will hit the links today as the 32nd annual Beckley Newspapers Memorial Golf Classic tees off with the opening rounds at Pipestem Resort State Park and Grandview Country Club.
American Contracting LLC of Fort Collins, Colo. Has been awarded a contract worth $49 million for work to include left upstream blanket repairs and right abutment drains at Pipestem Dam on Pipestem Creek in North Dakota.
Shortly after entering the park, a short walk through the woods leads you to a small grassy area atop Pipestem Knob, elevation 3,000 feet.
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