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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Knouting
Literary usage of Knouting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."