blowpipe

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blowpipe

 [blo´pīp]
a tube through which a current of air is forced upon a flame to concentrate and intensify the heat.
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And that comfort, for fans who have been fed a diet of "must win" encounters against countries where football plays second or third fiddle to camel racing, blowpipe darts and bear-baiting, is a cause for great celebration.
Before they were done, some 1,000 of the enemy troops were executed by poisoned blowpipe darts, with many of their heads smoked, dried and hung on poles.
Later bottles of curare - the poison used to tip blowpipe darts by Amazonian indians - "microbial cultures" and 19 sugar cubes , each spiked with anthrax, were also identified.