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chillum

[ chil-uhm ]
/ ˈtʃɪl əm /
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noun
the part of a hookah that contains the tobacco, marijuana, or other substance being smoked.
the substance that is smoked.
a hookah or other water pipe adapted for smoking marijuana, that can be passed in ritual fashion among a group of participants: used especially by Rastafarians.
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Origin of chillum

First recorded in 1775–85, chillum is from the Hindi word cilam

Other definitions for chillum (2 of 2)

Chillum
[ chil-uhm ]
/ ˈtʃɪl əm /

noun
a city in central Maryland, near Washington, D.C.
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British Dictionary definitions for chillum

chillum
/ (ˈtʃɪləm) /

noun
a short pipe, usually of clay, used esp for smoking cannabis

Word Origin for chillum

C18: from Hindi cilam, from Persian chilam
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