Where does the expression piping hot come from?

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In Baking
It means very hot, usually in reference to food.

The phrase is thought to derived from the whistling sound of steam escaping from very hot food. It's usage can be found at least as far back as 1386, when Chaucer wrote:

"Wafres pipyng hoot out of the gleede"
[And waffles piping hot out of the fire]
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