A large Oriental tobacco pipe wherein the smoke is drawn through water to filter and sweet it.
An Eastern tobacco-pipe in which the smoke passes through liquid before reaching the lips, the water becoming found in a receptacle initially of cocoanut, today frequently of cup, porcelain, or metal. (Compare sheesheh.) The stem is a lengthy flexible pipe, categorised as a snake. See kalian.
an oriental tobacco pipe with an extended versatile pipe linked to a container where in fact the smoke is cooled by passing through water