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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Knout(0.01062 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a whip with a lash of leather thongs twisted with wire; used
for flogging prisoners
English → English (gcide)
Knout \Knout\, v. t.
To punish with the knout. --Brougham.
Knout \Knout\ (nout or n[=oo]t), n. [Russ. knut'; prob. of
Scand. origin; cf. Sw. knut knot, knout, Icel. kn[=u]tr knot:
cf. F. knout. See Knot.]
A kind of whip for flogging criminals, formerly much used in
Russia. The lash is a tapering bundle of leather thongs
twisted with wire and hardened, so that it mangles the flesh.