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downpipe

[ doun-pahyp ]

noun

, British.


downpipe

/ ˈdaʊnˌpaɪp /

noun

  1. a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drain Also calledrainwater pipedrainpipe Usual US and Canadian namedownspout


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Word History and Origins

Origin of downpipe1

First recorded in 1855–60; down 1 + pipe 1

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