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chicha

(ˈtʃiːtʃə)
n
(Brewing) a South American drink made from fermented maize or fruit

chicha

(ˈtʃiːtʃə)
n
an Asian pipe for smoking tobacco, consisting of a long tube with a bowl at the end and a reservoir of water that the smoke passes through
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Noun1.chicha - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through waterchicha - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"
pipe, tobacco pipe - a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
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Your chicha's very fine; and ere proceeding further I will tell ye what our Canallers are; for such information may throw side-light upon my story."
" impetuously exclaimed Don Pedro, spilling his chicha upon his silvery ruffles.
Let me get more into the air, Sirs." "The chicha! the chicha!" cried Don Pedro; "our vigorous friend looks faint; --fill up his empty glass!" No need, gentlemen; one moment, and I proceed.
De alli que no se pueda establecer si se conto con la presencia de mitmakunas chichas en el Pucara, a pesar que se sostenga que estos grupos se incorporaron a la poblacion de la quebrada con las huestes incaicas (Gonzalez 1982; Raffino 1993).
Esta figura presenta una pequena perforacion en su boca, posiblemente utilizada para libar chicha. Asociados a este vaso se recuperaron el cuello de un cantaro Humahuaca N/R (MEJBA 3391) y dos piezas rojas pulidas, segun Debenedetti (1930: 41) de fina manufactura.
Arrivees a Nice la semaine derniere, les chichas du futur semblent etre plutot bien accueillies.
Autant dire que cette chicha ne ressemble pas franchement au modele traditionnel.
Yeast diversity associated to Colombian traditional "chichas"
The earliest known inhabitants of the area were, in the words of the late local historian Francisco Salazar Tejerina, a very valiant and warlike tribe." These were the Chichas. Their blood ran strong for centuries, even after the Chichas themselves had vanished.
During the Tawantinsuyu or Inca Empire, chicha (corn beer) consumption, politics, and human sacrifices were intimately intertwined with reciprocity, alliances, and hospitality, which were key components of the Inca state's goals of conquest, control, and expansion (Morris, 1974; Morris and Thompson, 1985; Dillehay, 2003; Morris and Covey, 2003; Bray, 2009; Morris et al., 2011).