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water pipe

noun
1.
a pipe for conveying water.
2.
a smoking apparatus, as a hookah or narghile, in which the smoke is drawn through a container of water and cooled before reaching the mouth.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for water-pipe

water pipe

noun
1.
a pipe for water
2.
another name for hookah
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Word Origin and History for water-pipe
n.

c.1400, "conduit for water," from water (n.1) + pipe (n.1). The smoking sense is first attested 1824.

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