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knout

knout

 
pronunciation:
naUt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a leather whip formerly used to flog criminals or or other captives.
similar words:
scourge
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: knouted, knouting, knouts
definition: to lash using a knout.