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 Pip.Pipe Rolls or Great Rolls of the Pipe. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pipe.
 
Anglo-Saxon pp, a pipe or flute.   1
   Put that into your pipe and smoke it. Digest that, if you can. An expression used by one who has given an adversary a severe rebuke. The allusion is to the pipes of peace and war smoked by the American Indians.   2
   Put your pipe out. Spoil your piping or singing; make you sing another tune, or in another key. “Take your shine out” has a similar force.   3
   As you pipe, I must dance. I must accommodate myself to your wishes.   4
   To pipe your eye. To snivel; to cry.   5
 


 Pip.Pipe Rolls or Great Rolls of the Pipe. 

 
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