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Definition of "organ-pipe" [organ-pipe]

  • A pipe of a pipe-organ. See pipe. (noun)
  • Figuratively, the throat; the windpipe; hence, the voice. (noun)
  • In costume, a large piping; a rounded flute. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "organ-pipe" in a sentence
  • "The organ-pipe effect seemed to amplify the massed choirs of a bird I had always known as a rather annoying species of attention-seeking chirpy-chappie pecking a tiny mirror in a cage."
  • "The first two hours of this drive are especially fine -- four-lane toll road, some of it through mountain desert filled with giant saguaro and organ-pipe cactus."
  • "The organ-pipe cactus blasted out louder music, and they began to dance."