The MEK, pipes claimed, offered the Bush Administration “an excellent way to intimidate and gain leverage over Tehran.”
Another fighter named Abdullah pipes up, agreeing with Akhund, saying he is also confused about what to do this year.
Google and other companies have built various types of “third pipes,” for instance.
In my experience, village council buildings often have literally no water in their pipes.
The water, per one British visitor, had a funny taste and color, presumably from the rotting flesh in the pipes.
I would support smoking in theatres if pipes were permitted.
Was there ever such a piece of folly as to exchange your pipes for a scullion's ladle?
In a quarter of an hour they brought the commandant thirty yards of pipes.
Then whispering to Phelim, he set a fresh tune going on the pipes.
And then the wish to play the pipes came on me worse than ever before.
Old English pipe "musical wind instrument," also "tube to convey water," from Vulgar Latin *pipa "a pipe, tube-shaped musical instrument" (source of Italian pipa, French pipe, Old Frisian pipe, German Pfeife, Danish pibe, Swedish pipa, Dutch pijp), a back-formation from Latin pipare "to chirp or peep," of imitative origin. All tubular senses ultimately derive from "small reed, whistle." Meaning "device for smoking" first recorded 1590s. Pipe-bomb attested from 1960. Pipe-cleaner recorded from 1863.
type of cask, early 14c., from Old French pipe "liquid measure, cask for wine," from a special use of Vulgar Latin *pipa "pipe" (see pipe (n.1)).
Old English pipian "to play on a pipe," from Latin pipare "to peep, chirp" (see pipe (n.1)). Cf. Dutch pijpen, German pfeifen. Meaning "convey through pipes" is first recorded 1887. Related: Piped; piping. Piping hot is in Chaucer, a reference to hissing of food in a frying pan; to pipe up (early 15c.) originally meant "to begin to play" (on a musical instrument); sense of "to speak out" is from 1856. Pipe down "be quiet" is from 1900; earlier in nautical jargon it meant "use a boatswain's whistle to dismiss the men from duty" (1833).
The voice, esp the singing voice: to bring that great set of pipes into your very own living room
[all senses probably derived fr pipe as a conduit or a musical instrument; the sense ''look at'' is related to criminal slang ''follow, keep under surveillance,'' of obscure origin and difficult to relate to any sense of pipe; pipe-gun, ''crude gun made of a pipe,'' is found by 1973]
(1 Sam. 10:5; 1 Kings 1:40; Isa. 5:12; 30:29). The Hebrew word halil, so rendered, means "bored through," and is the name given to various kinds of wind instruments, as the fife, flute, Pan-pipes, etc. In Amos 6:5 this word is rendered "instrument of music." This instrument is mentioned also in the New Testament (Matt. 11:17; 1 Cor. 14:7). It is still used in Palestine, and is, as in ancient times, made of different materials, as reed, copper, bronze, etc.