Definition of Hookas

1. Noun. (plural of hooka) ¹

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Definition of Hookas

1. hooka [n] - See also: hooka

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hookas

hook line and sinker
hook of hamate bone
hook of spiral lamina
hook on
hook shot
hook shots
hook someone up
hook spanner
hook turn
hook up with
hook wrench
hookas (current term)
hookean behaviour
hooked bone
hooked bundle of Russell
hooked fasciculus
hooked up

Literary usage of Hookas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tara by Meadows Taylor, Philip Meadows Taylor (1863)
"... and was advancing to the inner apartment when the man stopped him. " There are no hookas to be had here to-night; it is past the hour, ..."

2. Report on the Territories Conquered from the Paishwa by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1838)
"... you shall have half; that is, eight hookas in one place, ... or six hookas. You shall enjoy half of this, while I retain the other half. 15th. ..."

3. Memoir and Brief Notes Relative to the Kutch State by Stanley Napier Raikes, R. Hughes Thomas (1855)
"The price of 100 cocoanut shells, polished for hookas, is variable, viz. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 rials in Zanzibar; there are about 20 or 30000 yearly imported ..."

4. Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced by John Bartlett (1906)
"Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe When tipp'd with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe ; Like other charmers, wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in ..."

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