noun. a pipe having a bowl made of meerschaum.
- tobacco pipe
noun. a white clayey mineral.
Example sentences of the word meerschaum
Although pipe smoking is not as popular as it once was, collecting pipes remains an active hobby, with meerschaum pipes among the most sought-after.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Check if the stem is made of cherry wood and the mouthpiece out of horn – this indicates the pipe was made from pressed meerschaum rather than carved out of one solid piece like a real meerschaum pipe.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
High quality meerschaum pipes will quickly soak up moisture.