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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BHANG

Often enough they are almost overcome with the opium or bhang they have taken.

In India it is chiefly for the resin, "haschisch, churrus, bhang."

Sometimes the leaves and stalks are dried in order to make the drug "bhang."

On one occasion490 they secretly filled his pipe with hashish (Bhang).

Bhang consists of the larger leaves and capsules of the plant on which an efflorescence of resinous matter has occurred.

Then they took a bhang supply with them, and hashish, chat, and a few other sociable herbs.

The patient is made to sit on an upturned new earthen pot, being previously well drugged with opium or bhang.

It was a short but sharp engagement, for numbers of the rebels were inflamed by the drug known as bhang, and fought like fiends.

Bhang, the Hindustani siddhi or sabzi, consists of the dried leaves and small stalks of the hemp; a few fruits occur in it.

Wine is bad, bhang destroyeth one generation, but tobacco destroyeth all generations.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Hindi bhang "narcotic from hemp," from Sanskrit bhangah "hemp." Cognate with Russian penika, Polish pienka (from Russian) "hemp." The word first appears in Western Europe in Portuguese (1560s).

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