noun \ˈyen-ˈshē\

Definition of YEN-SHEE

:  the residue formed in the bowl of an opium pipe by smoking

Origin of YEN-SHEE

Chinese (Guangdong) yīn-sí, from yīn opium + excrement, filth
First Known Use: circa 1882


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