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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
From Egyptian Arabic شيشة (šīša), from Turkish şişe, from Persian شیشه (šīša) ‘glass’ or 'mirror'. (Wiktionary)