narghile


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narghile

(när`gəlē'): see pipe smokingpipe smoking.
The habit of smoking various substances probably arose independently in different parts of the world. Herodotus in the 5th cent. B.C. describes the Scythians as inhaling the fumes of burning leaves until they were intoxicated.
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