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noun as in water pipe


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Sometimes the conversation was kept up for several hours, until tea and the kalian had been passed around.

Another pipe-bearer lighted the kalian at intervals and handed it into the carriage to his master.

A servant brought the Khan a handsome kalian to smoke three times.

There is also a large quantity of tobacco grown in Persia, which is used for the “kalian” (or water-pipe) and cigarette smoking.

He then began to make apologies for not having a kalian (a pipe) to offer me, 'for,' said he, 'I am not a smoker of tobacco.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kalian, such as: plumbing, water main, conduit, hookah, hubble-bubble, and main.

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