blowing tube
Blowtube Blow"tube`, n. 1. A blowgun. --Tylor. [1913 Webster]

2. A similar instrument, commonly of tin, used by boys for discharging paper wads and other light missiles. [1913 Webster]

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}. [1913 Webster]


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