hubble-bubble

[ huhb-uh l-buhb-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF hubble-bubble
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Again there was a long period of stillness, broken only by the hubble-bubble.

There he was still, sitting in his den and smoking a hubble-bubble.

As he spoke one of the men aft handed the stem of the hubble-bubble to his companion and came running forward.

The women are in the habit of enjoying the hubble-bubble, in groups, in a similar manner.

Dr. Jackal was sitting with his hind legs crossed, and smoking a hubble-bubble.

The hubble-bubble passed from mouth to mouth, and the crew whiled away the evening hours with their monotonous chants.

Hubble-bubble, hub′l-bub′l, n. an East Indian tobacco-pipe, in which the smoke is drawn through water with a bubbling sound.

I lighted a cigar, and Akong smoked his hubble-bubble, a small copy of the nargileh of the Turks.

His inseparable companions were a hubble-bubble at his left, and a sitar on his lap; and from his throat flowed song unceasing.

For the officers, the native chillim or hubble-bubble was brought and handed round to them one after another.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HUBBLE-BUBBLE

water pipe

nounpipe through which water moves
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