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Origin of stovepipe

First recorded in 1690–1700; stove1 + pipe1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for stovepipe

Historical Examples of stovepipe

  • He fingered the band on the stovepipe as if he saw it for the first time.

  • Those rosettes—these streamers—that stovepipe—all this blue ribbon.

  • In the other room, with the stovepipe in the middle of it, was a big couch, and that was to be my bed at night.

    W. A. G.'s Tale

    Margaret Turnbull

  • The stovepipe was attached to the "air-tight" in the dining room.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "I was just tryin' to help Keziah take down her stovepipe," he explained.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

British Dictionary definitions for stovepipe


  1. a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove
  2. Also called: stovepipe hat a man's tall silk hat
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