[ doun-spout ]
/ ˈdaʊnˌspaʊt /
a pipe for conveying rainwater from a roof or gutter to the ground or to a drain.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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British Dictionary definitions for downspout
/ (ˈdaʊnˌspaʊt) /
US and Canadian a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drainAlso called: drainpipe, (in Britain and certain other countries) downpipe
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