drainpipe

[ dreyn-pahyp ]
/ ˈdreɪnˌpaɪp /

noun

a large pipe that carries away the discharge of waste pipes, soil pipes, etc.

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Origin of drainpipe

First recorded in 1855–60; drain + pipe1
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British Dictionary definitions for drainpipes (1 of 2)

drainpipes
/ (ˈdreɪnˌpaɪps) /

pl n

trousers with very narrow legs

British Dictionary definitions for drainpipes (2 of 2)

drainpipe
/ (ˈdreɪnˌpaɪp) /

noun

a pipe for carrying off rainwater, sewage, etc; downpipe
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