a variant spelling of khat
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How to use qat in a sentence
But qat is alien, both in the West and in China, and that makes it an easy target.
Some presenters claim that qat is like heroin, a depressant.
Others drink it as a tea made from dehydrated qat, packaged in powder form like instant coffee or locally popular milk tea.
The Chinese government banned qat earlier this year, and classified the plant as a dangerous narcotic.
The handout paints a dire picture, but the qat users of Guangzhou are successful businessmen.
In the Melanesian myth, dawn is cut out of the body of night by qat, armed with a knife of red obsidian.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 | Andrew Lang
To heal the disastrous social malady, qat (the maker of things, who was more or less a spider) sent for Mate—that is, Death.Modern Mythology | Andrew Lang
qat killed the foe and revived his brothers, as the sons of Cronus came forth alive from their father's maw.
The new-comers cut the earth with a flint-knife, as qat cut the palpable dark with a blade of red obsidian in Melanesia.
qat's chief friend is Marawa, a spider, or a Vui in the shape of a spider.