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Garden hose

Posted by Word Camel on July 02, 2003

In Reply to: Hosepipe posted by puk on July 02, 2003

: what is the meaning of hosepipes?
: thank you.

Hosepipe is the British term for the garden hose, the flexible hose that attaches to the water supply of the the building so that people can water their gardens. In a hosepipe ban, Britons are not permitted to water their gardens so as to conserve water.