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knobkierie

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EnglishEdit

 
A traditional knobkierie

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans knopkierie, from knop (knob) + Nama kierie (stick).

NounEdit

knobkierie (plural knobkieries)

  1. (South Africa) A fighting stick usually with a knob on the end.
  2. A bludgeon.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jean Bradford. A dictionary of South African English. Oxford 1978.