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Origin of kalian
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Example sentences from the Web for kalian
He then began to make apologies for not having a kalian (a pipe) to offer me, 'for,' said he, 'I am not a smoker of tobacco.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan|James Morier
Another pipe-bearer lighted the kalian at intervals and handed it into the carriage to his master.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
There is also a large quantity of tobacco grown in Persia, which is used for the “kalian” (or water-pipe) and cigarette smoking.Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia|M. E. Hume-Griffith
Sometimes the conversation was kept up for several hours, until tea and the kalian had been passed around.Our Little Persian Cousin|E. Cutler Shedd