noun British.

1855–60; down1 + pipe1 Unabridged
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downpipe (ˈdaʊnˌpaɪp)
(Brit), (NZ) rainwater pipe, Also called: drainpipe, Usual US and Canadian name: downspout a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drain

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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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