[chi-book, -boo k]
- a Turkish tobacco pipe with a stiff stem sometimes 4 or 5 feet (1.2 or 1.5 meters) long.
Origin of chibouk
1805–15; < Turkish çibuk, variant of çubuk literally, shoot, sapling, staff
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Examples from the Web for chibouk
"The great lady" smoked a chibouk, but did not offer it to the others.Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I
Sir Moses Montefiore
This boy will bear a Scheik's chibouk, and that a Bey's jerreed.
Constantine knocked the ashes out of his chibouk before replying.
Ali shrugged his shoulders and took his chibouk from the hands of the page who carried it.
Mr. John Howe sat comfortably in his easy-chair, smoking his chibouk.Rose Clark
- a Turkish tobacco pipe with an extremely long stem
C19: from French chibouque, from Turkish çubuk pipe
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