Definition of Shisha

1. Noun. An oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water. "A bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"




Definition of Shisha

1. Noun. An Arabic water-pipe, or hookah. ¹

2. Noun. The tobacco smoked in such a pipe, especially as mixed with molasses and flavour extract. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shisha

shirttailed
shirttailing
shirttails
shirtwaist
shirtwaist blouse
shirtwaisted
shirtwaister
shirtwaisters
shirtwaists
shirtwise
shirty
shish
shish kebab
shish kebob
shish taouk
shisha (current term)
shishamo
shishas
shishkabob
shishkabobs
shisho
shiso
shisos
shist
shists

Literary usage of Shisha

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1. A Grammar of the Khassi Language: For the Use of Schools, Native Students by H. Roberts (1891)
"Emphasis is expressed by means of such adverbs as shisha [Beng. jj^j W*! ... Nga'm wit shisha, lit., I love not INDEED=! do not love. PAST. ..."

2. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton, Isabel Burton, Stanley Lane-Poole (1906)
"The shisha (hooka) of Arabia, 296 Syrian tobacco generally used in Al-Madinah, 298 Its soothing influence, ii, 63 Waterpipes, 63 Salary of a pipe-bearer, ..."

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