pipage

pipage
pip•age
[[t]ˈpaɪ pɪdʒ[/t]] n.
1) civ conveyance, as of water, gas, or oil, by means of pipes
2) civ the pipes so used
3) the sum charged for the conveyance
Etymology: 1605–15

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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