What does pipe mean in The Cask of Amontillado?


What does pipe mean in The Cask of Amontillado?

'The Cask of Amontillado':

Edgar Allan Poe, the master of the macabre, was the author of the short story 'The Cask of Amontillado.' The tale, which was first published in November 1846 in the magazine Godey's Lady's Book, is one of Poe's best-known short stories.

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In 'The Cask of Amontillado,' the word 'pipe' refers to a large cask of wine. This use of the word 'pipe' originated in about the mid-to-late 14th...

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Chapter 3 / Lesson 5

When reading stories from the past, sometimes we can get bogged down in archaic vocabulary. In this lesson, we will learn and review important vocabulary words from the short story, ''The Cask of Amontillado'' by Edgar Allan Poe, to help us understand the plot and capture the imagery presented.

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