"knout" Definition

  1. 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.
  2. v. t. To punish with the knout.

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Position in dictionary: 55226 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., v. t.,
Words that start with "knout": 1
Words that end with "knout": 1
Words that contain "knout": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of knout

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