One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘I personally knew somebody who was in the Afghanni hills with the Mujaheddin at the time of the late Civil War - he shared chillums with them when they were shelling Russian airplanes - mad one.’
- ‘If your notion of nirvana is a chillum and a chill-out zone, you won't want to find yourself stranded in a resort full of retirees.’
- ‘Justin sat silhouetted against the river bank, gaping at a bunch of Naga sadhus smoking chillum.’
- ‘I sat down next to a local transvestite who offered me some chillum to smoke.’
- 1.1 A small pipe used for smoking cannabis.
- ‘The chillum pipe passes from one hand to the other, welcomed eagerly by glazed eyes and parched lips, with that booming thanksgiving note, ‘Boom Shankar’!’
- ‘Myself and about 6 or 7 close friends were all in Bruce's study with Tim, passing around my chillum filled with herb grown by my hands (a bit of gloating here).’
- ‘They are sitting on a log, munching on nachos, cracking open a few cans of Pnakotikmanuskriptenbrau and passing around a chillum full of industrial strength Moroccan slate.’’
- ‘There are also reports of how youngsters in Jammu city are being lured towards these chillum smoking sadhus who have free access to intoxicants.’
- ‘A couple of the photos show Buju burning his chillum pipe.’
From Hindi cilam.
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