noun \ˈnat, sometimes ˈnüt\

Definition of KNOUT

:  a whip used for flogging
knout transitive verb

Origin of KNOUT

Russian knut, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse knūtr knot; akin to Old English cnotta
First Known Use: 1716


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