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Definition of blowtube

Blowgun Blow"gun`, n. A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long, through which an arrow or other projectile may be impelled by the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain Indians of America and the West Indies; -- called also blowpipe, and blowtube. See Sumpitan.
Blowtube Blow"tube`, n. 1. A blowgun. --Tylor. 2. A similar instrument, commonly of tin, used by boys for discharging paper wads and other light missiles. 3. (Glassmaking) A long wrought iron tube, on the end of which the workman gathers a quantity of ``metal' (melted glass), and through which he blows to expand or shape it; -- called also blowing tube, and blowpipe.

Meaning of blowtube from wikipedia

- A blowgun (also called a blowpipe or blow tube) is a simple ranged weapon consisting of a long narrow tube for shooting light projectiles such as darts...