knout

noun
\ˈnau̇t, sometimes ˈnüt \

Definition of knout 

: a whip used for flogging

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knout transitive verb

First Known Use of knout

1716, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for knout

Russian knut, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse knūtr knot; akin to Old English cnotta

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