Meaning of gas pipe in English:

gas pipe

Pronunciation /ˈɡas ˌpʌɪp/


  • 1A pipe used for carrying gas.

  • 2 slang, historical A gun of inferior quality. Frequently attributive, as "gaspipe gun", "gaspipe rifle", etc.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts. From gas + pipe.