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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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My primary focus when I came to Piper in 2005 was to turn the company around, create a strong, highly competitive business, and make Piper a compelling choice for potential buyers," Bass said.
At home, Piper armed himself with a shotgun and locked his vehicles and outside buildings, reported the Paris News.
I take the art itself, and my impulse to do it, to be generated by causes rather than by reasons," Piper writes in a text for "The Mythic Being I-III," 1974-75.
But sometimes a group of beetle larvae horns in on the ants' turf, infiltrating the piper and rapidly destroying the symbiosis between ant and plant.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF), a nonprofit organization that connects community development lenders with the capital resources of Wall Street, today announced Piper Jaffray awarded the organization a $300,000 grant.
Last year, Peter Piper was ranked in the top 15 pizza chains by sales nationwide by Technomic, Inc.
16 at the Minnehaha Country Club with guest speaker Tad Piper, vice chairman of Piper Jaffray Companies.
We see a terrific opportunity to take advantage of the continued growth and expanding purchasing power of the Hispanic population, and believe that Peter Piper is well positioned to deliver a unique family dining experience to Hispanic and non-Hispanic consumers alike.
Bancorp Piper Jaffray is an important milestone for the Minneapolis-based investment firm, which operates in a highly competitive industry.
Use of ColorPalette has allowed Piper Jaffray to take full advantage of Lava's integrated direct access and order management capabilities.
Commissioner of Minnesota's Department of Trade and Economic Development, will return to Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) as a Managing Director and will serve as President of the Company's Piper Trust subsidiary effective June 5, 1995.
ATLANTA -- DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP today announced its entry into the Atlanta market with the addition of 12 litigation and finance attorneys, including four partners.