Chibouque

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chibouque A Turkish pipe, usually with a mouthpiece of amber, a stem, four or five feet long and not pliant, of some valuable wood, and a bowl of baked clay.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chibouque a long straight-stemmed Turkish pipe for smoking.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. chibouque, fr. Turk
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Turk.

Usage

In literature:

The count will have his cushions of silver cloth brought there, and as he smokes his chibouque, see all Paris pass before him.
"The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
At the door of the ship's cabin sits a man of fifty, smoking a Turkish chibouque.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume V." by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
The scientific votary after due experience, will prefer the Turkish chibouque.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 20, Issue 566, September 15, 1832" by Various
Some were smoking short chibouques, with stems of wood and bowls of soft steatite colored a yellowish red.
"The Days of Mohammed" by Anna May Wilson
So thought I and my two friends as we sat smoking the chibouque of reflection, at that best of Smyrna's cafes, on the French quay.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCLXXVI. February, 1847. Vol. LXI." by Various
I have already smoked two chibouques, and no one has entered except yourself.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
He had taken quite naturally to the Turkish tobacco, and the national mode of smoking it through a chibouque, or water-pipe.
"Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks" by Bracebridge Hemyng
Taking one of the chibouques in which a supply of Turkish tobacco yet remained, he lighted it and began to smoke.
"Monte-Cristo's Daughter" by Edmund Flagg
Hookahs, chibouques, narghiles, meerschaums, all are largely adorned with amber mouth-pieces.
"Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce" by E. R. Billings
Here we sat drinking sherbet, and, of course, smoking the unfailing chibouque.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
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