n.1.An ericaceous shrub (Leucothoë acuminata) of the southern United States, from the wood of which pipe bowls are made.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She remembers her time at Pipewood evacuation school in Staffordshire.
However, we never forgot our wartime friends and in 1981 an advertisement appeared in the Birmingham Mail inviting l the Pipewood School evacuees to meet once again in Birmingham.
The answers are our memories of a wonderful wartime evacuation school called Pipewood in Staffordshire and the staff who taught and cared for the children there.
At that time the Birmingham City Council education department was anxious to evacuate as many children as possible from the city to safety in the countryside and decided to acquire two of the Governmentsponsored National Camps Corporation Schools which had been built in Staffordshire in 1940; Shooting Butts on Cannock Chase for Boys and Pipewood, at Blithbury, near Rugeley, for Girls, where children between the ages often and 15 could continue their education in a calm and safe environment.
RAY B NORTON 12 Barnes Road Shenstone, Staffs WS14 OLT THERE will be a reunion for all the girls who attended Pipewood Camp Boarding School during World War Two.
WE are looking for any girls who attended Pipewood Camp Boarding School in Rugeley, Staffs, during the Second World War.