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hash·ish

also hash·eesh  (hăsh′ēsh′, hă-shēsh′, hä-)
n.
Resin prepared from the flowering tops of the female cannabis plant and smoked, chewed, or ingested to induce euphoria.

[Arabic ḥašīš, hemp, dried grass, from ḥašša, to mow; see ḥśś in Semitic roots.]

hashish

(ˈhæʃiːʃ; -ɪʃ) or

hasheesh

n
1. (Plants) a purified resinous extract of the dried flower tops of the female hemp plant, used as a hallucinogenic. See also cannabis
2. (Recreational Drugs) any hallucinogenic substance prepared from this resin
[C16: from Arabic hashīsh hemp, dried herbage]

hash•ish

or hash•eesh

(ˈhæʃ iʃ, hɑˈʃiʃ)

n.
the flowering tops and leaves of Indian hemp smoked, chewed, or drunk as a narcotic and intoxicant.
[1590–1600; < Arabic hashīsh literally, dry vegetation]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hashish - purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
Cannabis indica, Indian hemp - source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber
Translations
قِنَّب هِنْدي ، حَشيش
hašiš
hash
hasis
hass
hašišas
hašišs

hashish

[ˈhæʃɪʃ] Nhachís m

hashish

[ˈhæʃɪʃ ˈhæʃiːʃ] nhaschisch mhash key ntouche f dièse

hashish

nHaschisch nt

hashish

[ˈhæʃɪʃ] nhascisc m

hashish

(ˈhaʃiːʃ) noun
(also hash) (a drug made from) the dried leaves, flowers etc of the hemp plant, usually smoked or chewed; cannabis.

hash·ish

n. hachís, pop. yerba, narcótico de efecto eufórico extraído de la marihuana.

hashish

n hachís m
References in classic literature ?
"Then," cried Franz, "it is hashish! I know that -- by name at least."
"That is it precisely, Signor Aladdin; it is hashish -- the purest and most unadulterated hashish of Alexandria, -- the hashish of Abou-Gor, the celebrated maker, the only man, the man to whom there should be built a palace, inscribed with these words, `A grateful world to the dealer in happiness.'"
Taste the hashish, guest of mine -- taste the hashish."
Well, it is the same with hashish; only eat for a week, and nothing in the world will seem to you to equal the delicacy of its flavor, which now appears to you flat and distasteful.
He felt that they were not analogous to the fantastic and unreal dreams due to intoxication by hashish, opium or wine.
A half- repressed word, a moment's unexpected silence, even an easy fit of petulance on our account, will serve us as hashish for a long while.
"But," I cried, "surely the whole experience of the human race is not to be set aside on account of a single sketch"--I had turned over the leaves and ascertained that there was nothing more in the book--"a single sketch by a wandering American artist who may have done it under hashish, or in the delirium of fever, or simply in order to gratify a freakish imagination.
SIALKOT -- :Police arrested four drug pushers and recovered hashish from their possession here on Tuesday.
The police on Tuesday told further that the Uggoki police arrested Ghulam Qadir with 5.25 kg hashish, the Kotli Said Ameer police arrested Yaseen with 2.14 kg hashish, the Rangpura police nabbed Abdullah with 1.26 kg hashish, Ali Raza with 1.61 kg hashish, the Kotli Loharan police arrested Anjum with 1.22 kg hashish, the City Pasroor police arrested Khalil with 1.48 kg hashish and Rs 25000 as 'sale money.
HYDERABAD: Police have arrested three suspected accused and recovered hashish and mainpuri from their possession.
HYDERABAD -- Police have arrested three suspected accused and recovered hashish and mainpuri from their possession.
GWADAR -- Pakistan Coast Guards foiled an attempt to smuggle huge quantity of hashish to abroad through Makran Coast and seized 1750 kilogram drugs in Coastal area, on Thursday.