knout

[n] - a whip with a lash of leather thongs twisted with wire
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Knout

Knout (nout or nōt) noun [ Russian knut' ; probably of Scand. origin; confer Swedish knut knot, knout, Icelandic knūtr knot: confer French knout . See Knot .] A kind of whip for flogging criminals, formerly much used in Russia. The lash is a tape...
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Knout

Knout transitive verb To punish with the knout. Brougham.
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knout

noun a whip with a lash of leather thongs twisted with wire; used for flogging prisoners
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Knout

• (v. t.) To punish with the knout. • (n.) A kind of whip for flogging criminals, formerly much used in Russia. The last is a tapering bundle of leather thongs twisted with wire and hardened, so that it mangles the flesh.
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knout

(from the article `flogging`) ...the lash was widely used, usually with pain-inflicting elaboration, as in the cat-o`-nine-tails. This was constructed of nine knotted cords or ...
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Knout

The knout was a Russian instrument of punishment. It consisted of a handle about 60 cm long, to which was fastened a flat leather thong about twice the length of the handle, terminating with a large copper or brass ring; to this ring was affixed a strip of hide about five centimetres broad at the ring, and terminating at the end of 60 cm in a point...
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Knout

A knout t is a heavy scourge-like multiple whip, usually made of a bunch of rawhide thongs attached to a long handle, sometimes with metal wire or hooks incorporated. The English word stems from a spelling-pronunciation of a French transliteration of the Russian word кнут (knut), which simply means `whip`. ==The original== Some claim it was .....
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knout

to flog; to scourge
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