Ku–Klux\ˈk(y)üˌkləks, often ÷ˈklü- by assimilation to the kl of “Klux” & “Klan”\
Definition of ku–klux
: to maltreat or terrorize in a way thought to be typical of the Ku Klux Klan ku-kluxed him by shooting him with bird shot — R. H. Collins
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