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Queen’s Pipe (The)


An oven at the Victoria Docks for destroying (by the Inland Revenue authorities) refuse and worthless tobacco. In 1892 the oven was replaced by a furnace.

⁂ In the Queen’s Warehouse, near the Monument, is a smaller pipe for the destruction of contraband articles.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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