Definition of Kalian

1. Noun. An oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water. "A bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"




Definition of Kalian

1. Adjective. (minerology) Describing minerals containing potassium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kalian

1. a hookah [n -S] - See also: hookah

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalian

kaleidoscopic
kaleidoscopical
kaleidoscopically
kalelike
kalemia
kalendar
kalendarial
kalendars
kalends
kales
kalewife
kalewives
kaleyard
kaleyards
kali
kalian (current term)
kalians
kalicine
kalicinite
kalif
kalifate
kalifates
kalifersite
kalifs
kaligenous
kalima
kalimba
kalimbas
kalimotxo
kalininite

Literary usage of Kalian

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

1. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of by Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland (1843)
"... kalian education of Mary d'Esté had rendered her unconscious of th« fact, that such practices are regarded by the protestant world as acts of idolatry, ..."

2. Through Persia by Caravan by R. Arthur Arnold (1877)
"... first wife—Ramadan in the Koran—The nocturnal kalian — Loading up—A Persian landlord—Persian money, Tomans, ..."

3. A General Biographical Dictionaryby John G. Gorton by John G. Gorton (1851)
"GABBIANI (ANTON* DOMENIC) an kalian artist, was born at Florence in 1652, and studied under Ciro Ferri at Rome. He excels most in minor subjects, ..."

4. Russia's Railway Advance Into Central Asia by Dobson, George (1890)
"... subterranean cell now closed—Manner of feeding prisoners— kalian minaret: a place of execution ; ascent of by an ..."

5. Across Persia by Eliot Crawshay-Williams (1907)
"CHAPTER VII THE kalian ' Sublime tobacco ! which from east to west Cheers the tar's labour or the ..."

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