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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A whip with a lash of leather thongs twisted with wire.

Usage examples (33)
  • The knout is a terrible i fli6tion ufed in this country.
  • You peasants are getting too saucy since you ceased to be serfs, and the knout is the best school for you to learn politics in.
  • When Jason Philip came back from the inn, he said: “To believe that people can be ruled without the knout is a fatal delusion.”
  • "knout" partakes a good deal of this same character of suffering. for more
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