from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Eastern smoking pipe designed with a long tube passing through an urn of water that cools the smoke as it is drawn through. Also called hubble-bubble, narghile.
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- n. a pipe with a long flexible tube that draws the smoke through water. Originally invented in India, it gained most popularity in the Arab world. It is traditionally used for smoking tobacco, which is often flavored.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pipe with a long, flexible stem, so arranged that the smoke is cooled by being made to pass through water. Also called narghile and water pipe. The hubble-bubble is a simple form of this device.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water
For emotional transportation, the hookah is the least of it.
Which is not to say that if Charlie came home and found a hippie stealing from his stash he would have hesitated to break a hookah over his head.
Of course, the water pipes known as hookah, narghiles, sheeshas or hubble-bubbles have been around for centuries.
Shaheed soon discovers that inside the hookah is a genie "jinn," as he corrects Shaheed named Shams, who needs Shaheed's help to retrieve a box from Nar.
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A hookah is a large water pipe of Middle Eastern origin used to smoke a very smooth tobacco often flavored with fruit or molasses.
Young Americans are smoking fewer cigarettes, but researchers say that progress is threatened by an increasingly popular cultural import -- the tall, ornate water pipe known as the hookah.
Shisha tobacco comes in a variety of fruit and other flavours and is smoked with a device called a hookah pipe.
I asked Mr. T., the Commissioner, and he told me that he thought the tobacco which he smoked in his hookah was the best thing.
A hookah is a single or multi-stemmed, often glass-based device used for smoking tobacco.
The base of the hookah is a bowl filled with water.