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hookah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hookah  \Hook"ah\  (h[oo^]k"[.a]),  n.  [Per.  or  Ar  huqqa  a  round 
  box  or  casket,  a  bottle  through  which  the  fumes  pass  when 
  smoking  tobacco.] 
  A  pipe  with  a  long,  flexible  stem,  so  arranged  that  the  smoke 
  is  cooled  by  being  made  to  pass  through  water. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hookah 
  n  :  a  pipe  with  a  long  flexible  tube  connected  to  a  container 
  where  the  smoke  is  cooled  by  passing  through  water  [syn: 
  {hubble-bubble},  {kalian},  {narghile},  {water  pipe}] 




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