hookah

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hookah

, hooka
an oriental pipe for smoking marijuana, tobacco, etc., consisting of one or more long flexible stems connected to a container of water or other liquid through which smoke is drawn and cooled

hookah

[′hü·kə]
(engineering)
An air supply device used in free diving, comprising a demand regulator worn by the diver and a hose extending to a compressed air supply at the surface.
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The treasures included a silver huqqa pipe inset with sapphires and rubies, which the National Trust had hoped to buy.
The account of new acquisitions ranges from an Italian renaissance devotional painting to a rococo French portrait, and the Trust is about to launch a campaign to secure a huqqa made in Lucknow for Clive of India (see page 77).
A dagger decorated with jewelled floral sprays went under the hammer for pounds 733,250, a huqqa pipe encrusted with sapphires and royal blue enamel fetched pounds 94,850, and a pale green nephrite jade bowl sold for pounds 53,775.