Definition of Sheesha
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"
Generic synonyms: Pipe, Tobacco Pipe
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheesha
Literary usage of Sheesha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Personal Narrative of a Journey from India to England, by Bussorah, Bagdad by George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1827)
"... sheesha, its Population, Trade, Climate, and Costume—Prescribe for my Host's Brother—My fame as a Physician. , WE one day dined with Colonel ..."
2. Personal Narrative of Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media, and Scythia by George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1827)
"... —sheesha, its Population, Trade, Climate, and Costume—Prescribe for my Host's Brother— My fame as a Physician. \V"E one day dined with Colonel ..."
3. Personal Narrative of Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media, and Scythia, in by George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1827)
"... at sheesha— Appearance of the Town—Russian Officers' Quarters— Aga Beg, Chief of the Armenians, and his Brothers— Two Missionaries—Visit to the ..."
4. The Happy Valley: Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris by William Wakefield (1879)
"... Valley — Sacred Cave of Ambernath— Legend of the Cave—Road to the Cave—The sheesha Nag— Description of the Cave—Pilgrimage to Ambernath—Hindu Ceremony ..."
5. Fifty Years of My Life by George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1876)
"My Valet.—Becomes a Khan.—Resume My Journey.—"The Proud Araxes."—Enter the Russian Territory. —sheesha.—Baku.—Steppe Traveling. ..."
6. Memoir and Brief Notes Relative to the Kutch State by Stanley Napier Raikes, R. Hughes Thomas (1855)
"... and a Banian, by name Roob sheesha, was appointed in his situation. His first measure to supply his master's profusion was to confine his predecessors ..."