chillum

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noun chil·lum \ˈchi-ləm\

Definition of chillum

  1. 1 :  the part of a water pipe that contains the substance (as tobacco or hashish) which is smoked; also :  a quantity of a substance thus smoked

  2. 2 :  a funnel-shaped clay pipe for smoking

Origin and Etymology of chillum

Hindi cilam & Urdu chilam, from Persian chilam


First Known Use: 1781


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