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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 240 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NARGILE or NARGILEII, 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 This bowl was originally made of a coco-nut (Persian ndrgil), whence the name, but now glass, metal or porcelain, are also used.
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NARNI (ane. Umbrian Nequinum, Rom. Narnia)

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