Definition of Kurbashes

1. Noun. (plural of kurbash) ¹



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Definition of Kurbashes

1. kurbash [v] - See also: kurbash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kurbashes

kunya
kunyas
kunzite
kunzites
kupcikite
kupfernickel
kupffer cells
kupletskite
kupuna
kupunas
kurakkan
kuramite
kuranakhite
kurbash
kurbashed
kurbashes (current term)
kurbashing
kurchatovite
kurchatovium
kurchee
kurchi
kurchi bark
kurdaitcha
kurdaitcha man
kurdaitchas
kurfuffle
kurfuffles
kurgan
kurgans
kurgantaite

Literary usage of Kurbashes

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1. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Elisée Reclus (1892)
"A day is fixed for the young men who dispute for the possession of the girl to assemble before the old men and the women armed with kurbashes, and those who ..."

2. Tent Work in Palestine: A Record of Discovery and Adventure by Claude Reignier Conder (1878)
"Habib returned with four Kurdish soldiers, armed to the teeth, and having kurbashes, or whips of hippopotamus-hide, slung to their wrists. ..."

3. The Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land: From My Private Journal by Isabel Burton (1876)
"... them with cow-hide kurbashes, but they did not seem to feel the stripes, and men looking like the " Forts de la Halle," in white light garments, ..."

4. Court Life in Egypt by Alfred Joshua Butler (1887)
"... most savagely beaten, and that one of them had already died from his injuries; he also discovered the place where the kurbashes used were hidden away. ..."

5. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys by Charles Francis Horne (1917)
"... Rensi, son of Maru, on the esplanade which is before the gate, he dispatched two men of his clan to him with kurbashes, and they beat all his limbs. ..."

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