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[stohv-pahyp] /ˈstoʊvˌpaɪp/
a pipe, as of sheet metal, serving as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a chimney flue.
Origin of stovepipe
1690-1700; stove1 + pipe1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for stovepipe
  • Except it's not technically their place, stovepipe hats notwithstanding.
  • He was tall, thin and bearded, wearing a stovepipe hat and looking at notes scribbled on the back of an envelope.
  • Use no more than two right-angle bends in the stovepipe installation.
  • Maintain a screen constructed of non-flammable material over the flue opening of every chimney or stovepipe.
  • Install stovepipe thermometers to help monitor flue temperatures.
  • Pa put a stovepipe up through the ceiling into the attic and out through a hole in the roof.
  • If you look high on the wall to the right of the bedroom door, you can see where the stovepipe was connected.
  • He stood on an old stovepipe over the bubbles, lit a match and threw it into the pipe.
British Dictionary definitions for stovepipe


a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove
Also called stovepipe hat. a man's tall silk hat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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