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Definition of blowtube
blowtubeBlowgun 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. BlowtubeBlowtube 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.
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