From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nargile \Nar"gile\, Nargileh \Nar"gi*leh\, n. [Per.
   n[=a]rgh[imac]l, prop., a cocoanut; prob. so called because
   first made of a cocoanut.]
   An apparatus for smoking tobacco. It has a long flexible
   tube, and the smoke is drawn through water. Also called
   hoookah and water pipe. Functionally similar to the
   hubble-bubble, a simplified form.
   [1913 Webster +PJC]
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