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downpipe

[doun-pahyp]
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noun British.
  1. downspout.
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Origin of downpipe

First recorded in 1855–60; down1 + pipe1
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British Dictionary definitions for downpipe

downpipe

noun
  1. British and NZ a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drainAlso called: rainwater pipe, drainpipe Usual US and Canadian name: downspout
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