noun sjam·bok \(ˈ)sham¦bäk, -¦bək\

Definition of sjambok



southern Africa

  1. :  a heavy leather whip often of rhinoceros hide

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Origin and Etymology of sjambok

Afrikaans sambok, from Malay cambok large whip, from Hindi cābuk — more at chawbuck

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a brief usually trivial fact

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