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Definition of Charas
1. hashish [n -ES] - See also: hashish
Medical Definition of Charas
1. A resin obtained from mature leaves of selected varieties of Cannabis sativa; used for smoking. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Charas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... to a limited area in Rajshahi District, Bengal, and to the inner valleys of the Himalayas, whence the drug is imported under the name of charas. ..."
2. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"The best charas, which is that brought from Yarkand, is a brown, ... A second and a third quality of Yarkand charas represent the substance in a less pure ..."