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knobkerrie

noun knob·ker·rie \ˈnäb-ˌker-ē\

Definition of KNOBKERRIE

:  a short wooden club with a knob at one end used as a missile or in close attack especially by Zulus of southern Africa

Origin of KNOBKERRIE

Afrikaans knopkierie, from knop knob + kierie club
First Known Use: 1844

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