Definitions

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  • noun Alternative form of hookah.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When the tire-woman had departed, leaving at Naraini's side a small silver _huqa_ loaded with fine-cut Lucknow weed, a live ember of charcoal in the middle of the bowl, she sat up and began to smoke, her face of surpassing loveliness quaintly thoughtful as she sucked at the little mouthpiece of chased silver and exhaled faint clouds of aromatic vapour.

    The Bronze Bell

  • Then I went to bed and dreamed that Wali Dad had sacked the City and I was made Vizier, with Lalun's silver _huqa_ for mark of office.

    Soldiers Three

  • City and I was made Vizier, with Lalun's silver _huqa_ for mark of office.

    Indian Tales

  • He pulled at the _huqa_ and mourned, half feelingly, half in earnest, for the shattered hopes of his youth.

    Indian Tales

  • "He is an Interesting Survival," said Wali Dad, pulling at the _huqa_.

    Indian Tales

  • This is Tibu's gallery, but where are the four bricks where they used to put their _huqa_ fire on when the Sahibs never saw?

    Soldiers Three

  • 'He is an Interesting Survival,' said Wali Dad, pulling at the _huqa_.

    Soldiers Three

  • A latticed window of carved wood was set in one wall; there was a profusion of squabby pluffy cushions and fat carpets everywhere, and Lalun's silver _huqa_, studded with turquoises, had a special little carpet all to its shining self.

    Soldiers Three

  • She knew how to make up tobacco for the _huqa_ so that it smelt like the Gates of Paradise and wafted you gently through them.

    Soldiers Three

  • He pulled at the _huqa_ and mourned, half feelingly, half in earnest, for the shattered hopes of his youth.

    Soldiers Three

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