corncob pipe


Definition of corncob pipe

: a tobacco pipe with a bowl made of a corncob

Examples of corncob pipe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His fans loved the vainglory, the corncob pipe, the quavering tones, the martial romance. Hampton Sides, Time, "Douglas MacArthur Is One of America's Most Famous Generals. He's Also the Most Overrated," 11 Nov. 2019 Sporting a bushy beard, a corncob pipe, and a face riddled with pocks and crags, Wake looks like a cross between Captain Birdseye and Trotsky and sounds like a cartoon pirate. David Sims, The Atlantic, "The Lighthouse Takes You to the Hellish Ends of the Earth," 18 Oct. 2019 His picture in Confederate gray, smoking a corncob pipe, appeared in the yearbook. al, "Historian Wayne Flynt defends Gov. Kay Ivey as a product of her times," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of corncob pipe

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Corncob pipe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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