Origin of stovepipe
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Examples from the Web for stovepipe
He fingered the band on the stovepipe as if he saw it for the first time.
Those rosettes—these streamers—that stovepipe—all this blue ribbon.
In the other room, with the stovepipe in the middle of it, was a big couch, and that was to be my bed at night.W. A. G.'s Tale
The stovepipe was attached to the "air-tight" in the dining room.
"I was just tryin' to help Keziah take down her stovepipe," he explained.
- a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove
- Also called: stovepipe hat a man's tall silk hat
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