calabash

Part of speech: noun

A gourd or a vessel made from it.

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Usage examples "calabash":

  1. That particular calabash immediately rose, and the face of a negro child appeared, to the consternation of the fowl, whose splashing and screaming might be heard far and wide. - "The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance", Harriet Martineau.
  2. Through the stem of his finely colored calabash he puffed many a thought, along with his fragrant tobacco fume, and revolved it in his brain. - "As It Was in the Beginning", Philip Verrill Mighels.
  3. Beware of these three things: a man with the holy cross on his forehead, the carved calabash, and the leopard's skin. - "The League of the Leopard", Harold Bindloss.