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PIPE, Eng. laid. The name of a roll in the exchequer otherwise called the Great Roll. A measure containing two hogsheads; one hundred and twenty-six gallons is also called a pipe.

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The 62-year-old dance teacher from Stranraer was piped down the concourse in a low-key ceremony at the P&O ferry port where the torch landed.
have piped down long ago, found someplace else to settle,
The MPs who opposed more powers for the National Assembly have piped down and Welsh Labour has almost overnight become an advocate of "fair funding" for Wales through reform of the Barnett formula - something Plaid has advocated for years and which both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown rejected throughout their long years in power.