Pipe office

an ancient office in the Court of Exchequer, in which the clerk of the pipe made out leases of crown lands, accounts of cheriffs, etc.

See also: Pipe

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Tenders are invited for Steel Round Pipe Office Chair With Foam Seat And Back, Pu Handle Round Pipe Frame, 16 Gauge, 1 In Bilted, 16 Gauge 3 X4 Pipe Back Side, Two Pipe, Approx Size- 18 X21
Martin had seven runners in the race, which was why I got a ride," says Edwards, whose sister, Gemma, works in the Pipe office and was able to drop a handy hint about her sibling's capabilities.
Jockey Club spokesman John Maxse said: "I have been in contact with the Pipe office, and under the rules there is nothing to prevent a hunter chaser being switched to Martin Pipe or any other licenced trainer a day before it is due to run.