Definition of Knouting

1. Noun. A leather scourge. ¹



2. Noun. A flogging with a knout. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of knout) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knouting

1. knout [v] - See also: knout

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knouting

knottinesses
knotting
knottings
knottle
knotty
knotty pine
knotweed
knotweeds
knotwork
knotworks
knotwort
knotworts
knouleche
knout
knouted
knouting (current term)
knoutings
knouts
know'd
know-all
know-alls
know-how
know-it-all
know-it-alls
know apart
know beans about
know every trick in the book
know from a bar of soap
know in one's bones

Literary usage of Knouting

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1. Tragic Russia by Wacław Gąsiovowski (1908)
"... and then Czarina —Her dissolute life and numerous amours—Peter the murderer of his own son—Peter personally knouting his former mistress—Morris's death ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"... self-constituted a judge, and raised into an authority merely by force of his own coxcombry and self-sufficiency.* The time for knouting Barclay or ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1760)
"The knouting is a * kind of whipping with an infiniment like a fingle-handed 1 flail ; with which the operating proficient can, in two or * three ..."

4. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1809)
"The executioner is represented as of herculean size, receiving ten rubles, 45s. a year, and generally knouting one person every month. ..."

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