Chabouk
Chabouk Cha*bouk", ||Chabuk Cha*buk", n. [Hind. ch[=a]buk horsewhip.] A long whip, such as is used in the East in the infliction of punishment. --Balfour. [1913 Webster]

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  • chabouk — /chah book/, n. (in the Orient) a horsewhip, often used for inflicting corporal punishment. Also, chabuk. [1805 15; < Urdu chabuk < Pers] * * * …   Universalium

  • chabouk — /chah book/, n. (in the Orient) a horsewhip, often used for inflicting corporal punishment. Also, chabuk. [1805 15; < Urdu chabuk < Pers] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chabuk — Chabouk Cha*bouk , ||Chabuk Cha*buk , n. [Hind. ch[=a]buk horsewhip.] A long whip, such as is used in the East in the infliction of punishment. Balfour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sjam|bok — «SHAM bok», noun, verb. –n. a strong, heavy whip made from thick, tough hide, such as that of the rhinoceros or hippopotamus, used in South Africa for driving cattle. –v.t. to strike or drive with a sjambok. ╂[< earlier Afrikaans sjambok <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sjambok — A 3 (90 cm) plastic sjambok used by South African Police. The sjambok or litupa is the official heavy leather whip of South Africa, sometimes seen as synonymous with apartheid but actually much older and still used outside the official judiciary …   Wikipedia

  • Créole réunionnais — Parlée à La Réunion (département français d outre mer) Nombre de locuteurs 600 000, dont 550 000 à la Réunion Classification par famille   …   Wikipédia en Français

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