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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Lust's new Nexus D smartphone design has several standout features, including thin light pipes down the aisle on both side panels, a fingerprint scanner and an infrared port for universal remote functionality.
Summary: Eleven-times Guinness World Record holder, The Space Cowboy, has revealed he practices sword-swallowing by putting garden hose pipes down his throat.
Jonathan Lovvorn, a lawyer with the Humane Society of the United States, said in response to the ruling that "no amount of legal maneuvering will change the fact that shoving pipes down birds' throats to force them to consume vastly more than they would otherwise is grossly inhumane and unacceptable to the people of California."