American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A purified resin prepared from the flowering tops of the female cannabis plant and smoked or chewed as a narcotic or an intoxicant.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tops and tender parts of Indian hemp (Cannabis sativa, var. Indica), called in India, ganjah (which see), together with a resinous exudation upon them, gathered after flowering. See hemp, and Indian hemp (under hemp).
- n. An intoxicating preparation of this plant, which is either smoked or drunk as an infusion: called in India bhang (which see).
- n. The leaves and tender parts of the Indian hemp plant (which are intoxicating), which are dried for either chewing or smoking.
- n. A cannabis extract (See Hashish on Wikipedia.Wikipedia).
- n. slang marijuana generally.
- n. purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
- From Arabic حشيش (ḥašīš, "hay, dried herb"). (Wiktionary)
- Arabic ḥašīš, hemp, dried grass, from ḥašša, to mow; see ḥśś in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The English word comes from the same root as the word "hashish.”
“That stuff we call hashish or hash in English, that gets you high and is more potent than marijuana although who knows anymore.”
“The regulations will also likely include the nation's first guidelines for the safe production of hashish, which is concentrated marijuana.”
“As a more concentrated, resinous form it is called hashish, and as a sticky black liquid, hash oil.”
“Efforts to block what's been dubbed the hashish highway.”
“WILF DINNICK, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): These waters have been dubbed the hashish highway.”
“The couple's largest problem when it came to their inability to stay in this country, however, was Lennon's inability to get a visa because of a conviction against him in England for possessing cannabis resin (better known as hashish).”
“The month before school started, he went to Europe and to my surprise came back with a powerful drug called hashish.”
“Must look into the botanical background of substance known as hashish, " I jotted in my journal, writing by the light of candles that grew incessantly jewel-like even as protean wafts of incense approached my snout like platters of ripe fruits borne on the backs of Nubian pages.”
“It is the drug derived from the Indian hemp, scientifically named Cannabis Indica, better known as hashish, or bhang, or a dozen other names in the East.”
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