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kurbash

Saltos de línea: kur|bash
Pronunciación: /ˈkʊəbaʃ
 
/
(also kourbash)

Definición de kurbash en inglés:

sustantivo

A whip, typically of hippopotamus hide, formerly used as an instrument of punishment in Turkey and Egypt.
Example sentences
  • Did the museum fear outraged slavers descending on it with kurbashes?
  • Taxes were extorted by torture, for which the notorious Egyptian kurbash, a whip with five lashes made of rhinoceros hide, was used.

Origen

early 19th century: from Arabic kurbāj, from Turkish kırbaç 'whip'.

Words that rhyme with kurbash

earbashcalabash

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