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NARGILE or NARGILEH, the Persian and Turkish name for a " hookah," a tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube for stem passing through a vessel containing water, often perfumed. This bowl was originally made of a coco-nut (Persian nargil), whence the name, but now glass, metal or porcelain, are also used.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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