from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A slightly acrid gum resin produced by the common hemp (Cannabis sativa), of the variety Indica, when cultivated in a warm climate; also, the tops of the plant, from which the resinous product is obtained. It is narcotic, and has long been used in the East for its intoxicating effect. The active psychoactive principle has been identified as tetrahydrocannabinol. See bhang, and ganja.

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  • noun rare Alternative spelling of hashish.

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  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen


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  • So have I assured myself when wandering in hasheesh dreams.

    Chapter 32

  • So have I assured myself when wandering in hasheesh dreams.

    Chapter 32

  • Nepenthe passed out from the consideration of the world and then came hasheesh, which is from the Indian hemp.

    New Tabernacle Sermons

  • The word "hasheesh" had not been mentioned, but Anthony had imbibed a vague impression of something secret, and had wondered, and been interested.

    It Happened in Egypt

  • Also, he devoted himself to the endless writing of plays which never got beyond manuscript form, and, though Daylight only sensed the secret taint of it, was a confirmed but temperate eater of hasheesh.

    Chapter XVIII

  • Daylight who was compelled to veto the wilder visions of that able hasheesh dreamer.

    Chapter XX

  • He offered the creener a mere Stupak Airport worth of hasheesh and was waved right through the check point.

    Bart Stupak (D, MI-01) cuts and runs. | RedState

  • She pondered the flower slowly and thoughtfully, as a hasheesh-eater, heavy with the drug, might ponder some whim-flower that obtruded on his vision.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • To conquer fear, some need love, and some hate, and some greed, and some even - hasheesh.

    The Sky Writer

  • He was the master of the mad fighting-men the hasheesheen - who nerved themselves to murder and die by drinking the hasheesh drug - what the Indians call bhang.

    The Sky Writer


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