[ koosh, kuhsh ]

  1. marijuana, formerly specific to a strain of cannabis that originated from the Hindu Kush region.

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Origin of Kush

First recorded in 2003; shortening of Hindu Kush

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How to use Kush in a sentence

  • Near the assumed source, and not far south of the mines, there are two passes across the Hindu Kush, viz.

    The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
  • A slighter and long-headed brunet type is found south of Hindu Kush.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie

British Dictionary definitions for Kush


/ (kʌʃ, kʊʃ) /

  1. a variant spelling of Cush

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