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pipe someone off

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pipe someone off

verb phrase

To blacklist someone

[1940s+ Nautical; fr the nautical practice of blowing the boatswain's pipe to welcome someone aboard or usher someone off a ship]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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