2. Verb. (third-person singular of knout) ¹
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Definition of Knouts
1. knout [v] - See also: knout
Lexicographical Neighbors of Knouts
Literary usage of Knouts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1902)
"... occupiers, and workers of the mines and beds of coal and ironstone in Butterley Park and knouts Hall, 82/., for and in respect of the portions of the ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"... (another of the claimants,) as lessees, occupiers, and workers of the mines and beds of coal and ironstone in Butterley Park and knouts Hall, ..."
3. In the War: Memoirs of V. Veresáev [pseud.] by Vikentiĭ Vikentʹevich Veresaev (1917)
"... and against this enthusiasm not only the paternal insinuations of the authorities, but even knouts, sabres, and bullets, remained impotent. ..."
4. "The Kingdom of God is Within You": Christianity Not as a Mystic Religion by Leo Tolstoy, Constance Black Garnett (1894)
"... instruments of torture worse than knouts or rods—and sensitive ladies and gentlemen went and amused themselves by looking at them. ..."
5. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"Francis Henry and Katharine knouts G. ; grad. West Point, 1859. Promoted bvt. 2d It. arty. July 1, 1859; 2d. It. 4th arty. Nov. 2, 1859, 1st It. 5th arty, ..."