Definition of hashish:
- A slightly acrid gum resin produced by the common hemp ( Cannabis saltiva), of the variety Indica, when cultivated in a warm climate; also, the tops of the plant, from which the resinous product is obtained. It is narcotic, and has long been used in the East for its intoxicating effect. See Bhang, and Ganja.
- "Swirling Waters", Max Rittenberg.
- "Tales from the Arabic Volume 3", John Payne.
In the summer of 1894, however, a boat was wrecked near Ghubet- el- Hashish, containing some creoles from the Seychelle Islands, after being driven for forty- five days out of their course by south- east monsoons, during which time three or four of them had died.- "Southern Arabia", Theodore Bent Mabel Bent.