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downpipe

[ doun-pahyp ]
/ ˈdaʊnˌpaɪp /
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noun British.

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Origin of downpipe

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

downpipe
/ (ˈdaʊnˌpaɪp) /

noun

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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