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or nar·gi·le also nar·gi·leh  (när′gə-lē′)
See hookah.

[French narghilé, obsolete variant of narguilé, from Persian nārgīleh, from nārgīl, coconut (from which the receptacle was made), from Sanskrit nārikelaḥ, nālikeraḥ.]
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(ˈnɑːɡɪlɪ; -ˌleɪ) ,






(Recreational Drugs) another name for hookah
[C19: from French narguilé, from Persian nārgīleh a pipe having a bowl made of coconut shell, from nārgīl coconut]
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or nar•gi•leh

(ˈnɑr gə li, -ˌleɪ)

n., pl. -les or -lehs.
a tobacco pipe in which the smoke is drawn through water before reaching the lips; hookah.
[1830–40; < Turkish nargile < Persian nārgīleh, derivative of nārgīl coconut, from which the bowl was formerly made]
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Noun1.narghile - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through waternarghile - 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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References in classic literature ?
A Turkish officer with an immense plume of feathers (the Janizaries were supposed to be still in existence, and the tarboosh had not as yet displaced the ancient and majestic head-dress of the true believers) was seen couched on a divan, and making believe to puff at a narghile, in which, however, for the sake of the ladies, only a fragrant pastille was allowed to smoke.
There, on a table, surrounded at some distance by a large and luxurious divan, every species of tobacco known, -- from the yellow tobacco of Petersburg to the black of Sinai, and so on along the scale from Maryland and Porto-Rico, to Latakia, -- was exposed in pots of crackled earthenware of which the Dutch are so fond; beside them, in boxes of fragrant wood, were ranged, according to their size and quality, pueros, regalias, havanas, and manillas; and, in an open cabinet, a collection of German pipes, of chibouques, with their amber mouth-pieces ornamented with coral, and of narghiles, with their long tubes of morocco, awaiting the caprice or the sympathy of the smokers.
Hookah tobacco (also known as waterpipe tobacco, maassel, shisha, narghile, or argileh) is smoked with a hookah (waterpipe).
Similar words were used within each set of keywords, for example: (i) shisha, narghile or waterpipe; (ii) strategies, treatment, therapy, best practice or programme; and (iii) preadolescents and adolescents.
The car was loaded with 500 kg of narghile tobacco and 27,500 packets of cigarettes worth 200 thousand dinars, the Ministry said.
Pipe smoking is also frequently known as narghile, water pipe and hubble bubble smoking.1,2 It is available in variety of different flavors such as mint, apple, peach, citrus.
Hookah is also known as Narghile, Arghile, Shisha and Goza.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, "tar", and nicotine in the mainstream smoke aerosol of the narghile water pipe.
4207, it is stated that tobacco products and similar products with or without tobacco, such as narghile, will not be sold to people who are under 18 years and will not be offered for consumption [6].
It is sometimes called a 'narghile' (NAR-ge-lee) pipe.
A 30-year-old Syrian man suffered injuries to the head when he got into an argument with an Iranian at the Kofinou reception centre for asylum seekers, when the latter hit him with a narghile.
A medical expert Dr Munawar Aslam talking to private news channel said, smoking a hookah also known as a water pipe, shisha, narghile or hubble-bubble comes with multiple health risks.