knobkerry
knobkerrie knob"ker`rie, knobkerry knob"ker`ry, n. [Boer D. knopkirie, fr. D. knop-hout, knotty stick + Hottentot k["i]rri club.] A short wooden club with a knobbed end used as a missile weapon by Kafir and other native tribes of South Africa. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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