Definition of Pipeful

1. Noun. The quantity of tobacco that can be smoked in a pipe at one time.

Generic synonyms: Containerful



Definition of Pipeful

1. Noun. Enough tobacco to fill a pipe for smoking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pipeful

1. a quantity sufficient to fill a tobacco pipe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipeful

pipeclaying
pipeclays
pipecolic acid
pipecolinic acid
pipecuronium
pipecuronium bromide
piped
piped down
pipedream
pipedreams
pipefish
pipefishes
pipefitter
pipefitters
pipefitting
pipeful (current term)
pipefuls
pipelay
pipelayer
pipelayers
pipelaying
pipeless
pipelike
pipeline
pipeline company
pipelined
pipeliner
pipeliners
pipelines
pipelining

Literary usage of Pipeful

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1. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1885)
"... and even the meaner walkers, the tramps, are never in a hurry, and never seem to have lost anything. A pipeful of tobacco commands a tramp's ..."

2. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"... staring at the pallid figure stretched out on the ground. The old chief took his station at the entrance and smoked pipeful after pipeful of ..."

3. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"It was in the shape of a tobacco jar, which stood on the table and had a slot into which a penny had to be inserted to obtain a pipeful of tobacco. ..."

4. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"It was in the shape of a tobacco jar, which stood on the table and had a slot into which a penny had to be inserted to obtain a pipeful of tobacco. ..."

5. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"... which looked like a jury- wheel mixed up with a clock, whose purpose was that of delivering a pipeful or a chew of tobacco in return for a penny. ..."

6. Big Game Shooting by Clive Phillipps-Wolley (1894)
"If you have only one pipeful of tobacco, when provisions are short, share it with your men, and in the Caucasus at any rate you will not lose your reward. ..."

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