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A chibouk (French: chibouque; from the Turkish: çıbık, çubuk (English: "stick") (Bosnian: "Čibuk"); also romanized čopoq, ciunoux or tchibouque) is a very long-stemmed Turkish tobacco pipe, often featuring a clay bowl ornamented with precious stones. The stem of the chibouk generally ranges between 4 and 5 ft. (1.2 and 1.5 m), much longer than even Western churchwarden pipes. While primarily known as a Turkish pipe, the chibouk was once popular in Iran, as well.
Like Chinese opium pipes, chibouk are antiquated smoking devices, and are rarely, if at all produced in modern times. Their use in Turkey and the Middle East may have died out with the growing popularity of the hookah and cigarettes. Old chibouk and chibouk bowls can still be purchased as antiques.
The Chibouk Smoker by Théobald Chartran, Turc Au Chibouk by James Lewis Caw, Interieur d'un café Turc by Chevalier Auguste de Henikstein, and Guerrier fumant le Chibouk by Johann Hermann are examples of chibouk featured in art and illustration.
- "chibouk", Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2009.
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Chibouque". Encyclopædia Britannica. 6 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 118.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-29. Retrieved 2013-05-04. Probert Encyclopedia - "Chibouk"
- Detail of 1910 CORBIS photo of Enver Pasha smoking a chibouk
- The dictionary definition of chibouk at Wiktionary
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