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pipe organ

noun
1.
organ (def 1).
Origin of pipe organ
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • A pipe-organ stirs the dramatic and sorrowful side of my nature.

    Mal Moule Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • Of 150 pipe-organ wasp nests examined, none was radioactive.

    Atoms, Nature, and Man Neal O. Hines
  • That the members of fashionable church choirs, during the sermon, engage in kissing and hugging behind the pipe-organ.

    The American Credo George Jean Nathan
  • A wondrous instrument, this, finer even than the pipe-organ in an alcove at the far end of the room.

    The Air Trust George Allan England
  • By and by a craggy red wall loomed above the trees, and its pipe-organ conformation was familiar to Carley.

  • There are two familiar types of organ in use at the present time, the reed organ, the pipe-organ.

  • At the same time, another variety of wasp, the pipe-organ mud dauber, was building nests only of nonradioactive mud.

    Atoms, Nature, and Man Neal O. Hines
  • I remember you said you did wish you were an organist in a Gothic church where they had a pipe-organ.

    Vistas of New York Brander Matthews
  • I know all about musical instruments from a pipe-organ to a corn-stalk fiddle.

British Dictionary definitions for pipe-organ

pipe organ

noun
1.
another name for organ (sense 1) Compare reed organ
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