chibouk

or chi·bouque

[ chi-book, -book ]

noun
  1. a Turkish tobacco pipe with a stiff stem sometimes 4 or 5 feet (1.2 or 1.5 meters) long.

Origin of chibouk

1
1805–15; <Turkish çibuk, variant of çubuk literally, shoot, sapling, staff

Words Nearby chibouk

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How to use chibouk in a sentence

  • Redbeard, as Lancey called him, mentally, reclined on a couch and smoked a chibouk.

    In the Track of the Troops | R.M. Ballantyne
  • Constantine knocked the ashes out of his chibouk before replying.

    The Vintage | Edward Frederic Benson
  • Ali shrugged his shoulders and took his chibouk from the hands of the page who carried it.

    The Vintage | Edward Frederic Benson
  • Mr. John Howe sat comfortably in his easy-chair, smoking his chibouk.

    Rose Clark | Fanny Fern
  • We had a good Arab dinner, with the national kouskous, followed by a chibouk.

    Notes in North Africa | W. G. Windham

British Dictionary definitions for chibouk

chibouk

chibouque

/ (tʃɪˈbuːk) /


noun
  1. a Turkish tobacco pipe with an extremely long stem

Origin of chibouk

1
C19: from French chibouque, from Turkish çubuk pipe

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