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or chi·bouque

[chi-book, -boo k]
  1. a Turkish tobacco pipe with a stiff stem sometimes 4 or 5 feet (1.2 or 1.5 meters) long.
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Origin of chibouk

1805–15; < Turkish çibuk, variant of çubuk literally, shoot, sapling, staff
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Historical Examples of 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.

    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

British Dictionary definitions for chibouk



  1. a Turkish tobacco pipe with an extremely long stem
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Word Origin for chibouk

C19: from French chibouque, from Turkish çubuk pipe
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