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- n. An Arabic water-pipe, or hookah.
- n. The tobacco smoked in such a pipe, especially as mixed with molasses and flavour extract.
- n. a type of embroidery which attaches small pieces of reflective metal to fabric
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- n. an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water
Regulars came daily and played cards or backgammon, while drinking coffee and smoking argile- otherwise known as shisha, or hookah.
Just last month my 15-year-old son, Daniel, mentioned that some of his friends were smoking hookahs (also known as shisha, narghile, goza, and hubble bubble).
Just last month my 15-year-old son, Daniel, mentioned that some of his friends were smoking hookahs also known as shisha, narghile, goza, and hubble bubble.
The ornate glass and metal water pipes are used for smoking an aromatic blend of tobacco, molasses and fruit known as shisha.
Smoking large water pipes called shisha, usually with bowls of flavored tobacco, is a longstanding pastime here.
Suhai (Sam) Shelleh of Milwaukee smokes flavored tobacco in a "shisha" or waterpipe.
A typical hour-long 'shisha' session involves inhaling 100 to 200 times the volume of smoke inhaled when smoking a cigarette.
"I spent a lot of time in Dubai and some other places in the Middle East and while I was there, I'd go to some of these 'shisha' cafes," he said, referring to the flavored tobacco that is smoked in a hookah.
Use of other forms of tobacco, such as shisha and smokeless tobacco, is also increasing among women in many countries, particularly in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
The law covers cigarettes and cigars, as well as traditional 'shisha' water pipes.
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