What does the word calabash mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Harold Bindloss