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downpipe

[doun-pahyp] /ˈdaʊnˌpaɪp/
noun, British
1.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; down1 + pipe1
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  • Water from the gutters runs through the downpipe and into a small box built on top of the cistern.
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downpipe

/ˈdaʊnˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
(Brit & NZ) a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drain Also called rainwater pipe, drainpipe Usual US and Canadian name downspout
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