downspout

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noun down·spout \ˈdau̇n-ˌspau̇t\

Definition of downspout

  1. :  a vertical pipe used to drain rainwater from a roof

Circa 1896

First Known Use of downspout

circa 1896


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downspout

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noun down·spout \ˈdau̇n-ˌspau̇t\

Definition of downspout for English Language Learners

  • : a pipe that carries rainwater from the roof of a building to the ground

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