Conduit

Con"duit

(? ?; 277), n. [F., fr. LL. conductus escort, conduit. See Conduct.] 1. A pipe, canal, channel, or passage for conveying water or fluid.
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All the conduits of my blood froze up.
Shak.
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This is the fountain of all those bitter waters, of which, through a hundred different conduits, we have drunk.
Burke.
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2. (Arch.) (a) A structure forming a reservoir for water. Oxf. Gloss.

(b) A narrow passage for private communication.
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