pipe organ


noun


Origin of pipe organ

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for pipe organ

Historical Examples of pipe organ

  • A pipe-organ stirs the dramatic and sorrowful side of my nature.

    Mal Moule

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  • Of 150 pipe-organ wasp nests examined, none was radioactive.

  • I remember you said you did wish you were an organist in a Gothic church where they had a pipe-organ.

    Vistas of New York

    Brander Matthews

  • I know all about musical instruments from a pipe-organ to a corn-stalk fiddle.

  • A wondrous instrument, this, finer even than the pipe-organ in an alcove at the far end of the room.

    The Air Trust

    George Allan England



British Dictionary definitions for pipe organ

pipe organ

noun

another name for organ (def. 1) Compare reed organ
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