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- n. Plural form of shisha.
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University of Memphis researchers say the use of water pipes, also known as hookahs, hubble-bubbles, narghiles, shishas, gozas or narkeelas, is increasing.
A friend of my friends was there and as soon as he kicked off his shisha (yup there's shishas now at mexican restaurants), he started telling us about his funny adventures.
Dashvara swayed the crowd, pulling people off shishas and chairs with a sound to which they could move, and sent the audience back into heavenly flavored smoke when the band let off, and moving back into that smooth cool jazz.
Sure, the pool table, booths, falafels (RMB 25) and shishas remain, but there are differences.
Traffic on this street remains intense even at this late hour, the shops open and men crowding the coffee shops, smoking shishas and playing dominoes and backgammon.
Last night as I drove to Rusholme to stock up on Indian sweets, it seemed more families than ever were enjoying Eid in restaurants with their friends, shishas in the Arab cafes and sweets and ice cream on the pavements.
Lots of powdered spices for sale, perfumes, blokes making shishas, mosques etc.