Definition of Pipestone

1. n. A kind of clay slate, carved by the Indians into tobacco pipes. Cf. Catlinite.



Definition of Pipestone

1. Noun. A hard, red clay used by Native Americans for making tobacco pipes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pipestone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipestone

piperylene
piperylenes
pipes
pipes down
pipes of Pan
pipesful
pipesmoke
pipesmoker
pipesmokers
pipesmoking
pipestem
pipestem arteries
pipestem clematis
pipestem fibrosis
pipestems
pipestone (current term)
pipestones
pipet
pipets
pipette
pipetted
pipettes
pipetting
pipettor
pipettors
pipevine
pipevines
pipeweed
pipework
pipeworker

Literary usage of Pipestone

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1. Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance by Warren Upham (1920)
"It was the first stove sold by the first dealer in pipestone county, and came from the store of William Wheeler, of pipestone. ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1892)
"Thus a strong effort is being made by the Peabody Museum to protect the wonderful carvings in stone of the ancient city of Copan. SACKED pipestone ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"A TRIP TO THE GREAT RED pipestone QUARRY. BY CA WHITE, MD THE Great Red pipestone Quarry, from whence the Indians occupying a large portion of the North ..."

4. Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities: Part I. Introductory: The by William Henry Holmes (1919)
"THE RED pipestone QUARKY A FAVORITE material for the manufacture of tobacco pipes and various articles of ornamental, sacred, and ceremonial use was the red ..."

5. Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory by R.L. Polk & Co (1875)
"E'Nichols, Propr, cor Main and pipestone. Ames Franklin D, Bakery and Confectionery, ... Nichols E, Propr American House, со Main and pipestone Noe EN, ..."

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