stovepipe

noun stove·pipe \ ˈstōv-ˌpīp \

Definition of stovepipe

1 : pipe of large diameter usually of sheet steel used as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a flue
2 : silk hat

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First Known Use of stovepipe

1699


STOVEPIPE Defined for English Language Learners

stovepipe

noun

Definition of stovepipe for English Language Learners

  • : a metal pipe used for carrying away smoke from a stove

  • : a very tall silk hat


STOVEPIPE Defined for Kids

stovepipe

noun stove·pipe \ ˈstōv-ˌpīp \

Definition of stovepipe for Students

1 : a metal pipe to carry away smoke from a stove
2 : a tall silk hat

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