KJV Dictionary Definition: pipe
PIPE, n. Eng. fife.
1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a long tube of wood or metal; as a rural pipe. The word, I believe, is not now the proper technical name of any particular instrument, but is applicable to any tubular wind instrument, and it occurs in bagpipe.
2. A long tube or hollow body; applied to the veins and arteries of the body, and to many hollow bodies, particularly such as are used for conductors of water or other fluids.
3. A tube of clay with a bowl at one end; used in smoking tobacco.
4. The organs of voice and respiration; as in windpipe.
5. The key or sound of the voice.
6. In England, a roll in the exchequer, or the exchequer itself. Hence, pipe-office is an office in which the clerk of the pipe makes out leases of crown lands, accounts of sheriffs, &c.
7. A cask containing two hogsheads or 120 gallons, used for wine; or the quantity which it contains.
8. In mining, a pipe is where the ore runs forward endwise in a hole, and does not sink downwards or in a vein.
PIPE, v.i. To play on a pipe, fife, flute or other tubular wind instrument of music.
We have piped to you, and ye have not danced. Matt.11.
1. To have a shrill sound; to whistle.
PIPE, v.t. To play on a wind instrument. 1 Cor.14.
PI'PED, a. Formed with a tube; tubular.
PI'PING, ppr. Playing on a pipe.
1. a. Weak; feeble; sickly. Vulgar and not in use in America.
2. Very hot; boiling; from the sound of boiling fluids. Used in vulgar language.