chillum

[ chil-uhm ]

noun
  1. the part of a hookah that contains the tobacco, marijuana, or other substance being smoked.

  2. the substance that is smoked.

  1. 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.

Origin of chillum

1
First recorded in 1775–85, chillum is from the Hindi word cilam

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Other definitions for Chillum (2 of 2)

Chillum
[ chil-uhm ]

noun
  1. a city in central Maryland, near Washington, D.C.

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British Dictionary definitions for chillum

chillum

/ (ˈtʃɪləm) /


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

Origin of chillum

1
C18: from Hindi cilam, from Persian chilam

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