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pipe cleaner

noun
1.
a short length of twisted flexible wires covered with tufted fabric, used to clean the stem of a smoker's pipe and for various handicrafts.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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British Dictionary definitions for pipe-cleaner

pipe cleaner

noun
1.
a short length of thin wires twisted so as to hold tiny tufts of yarn: used to clean the stem of a tobacco pipe
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