blowpipenoun [ C ]uk /ˈbləʊ.paɪp/ us /ˈbloʊ.paɪp/
Examples from literature
- One interesting trait of this particular group is the use of blowpipes for killing small birds.
- The blowpipe and the poison arrow are most dangerous.
- They wounded and killed as they listed, by shooting these through a blowpipe, which they concealed between the fingers of their hands with great dissimulation, blowing the arrows so that they touched the flesh of their opponent.