Definition of Sjambok

1. Noun. A stout whip, especially made of rhinoceros or hippopotamus hide. ¹



2. Verb. (transitive) To whip with a sjambok; to horsewhip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sjambok

1. to strike with a whip used in South Africa [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sjambok

sizofiran
sizy
sizz
sizzle
sizzled
sizzler
sizzlers
sizzles
sizzling
sizzlingly
sizzlings
sjambock
sjambocked
sjambocking
sjambocks
sjambok (current term)
sjamboked
sjamboking
sjambokked
sjambokking
sjamboks
sjoe
sjogren-larsson syndrome
sjogren syndrome
sk&f-38393
sk8
sk8r
ska
ska punk
skaapsteker

Literary usage of Sjambok

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1. The Theatre of Violence: Narratives of Protagonists in the South African by Don Foster, Paul Haupt, Maresa de Beer (2005)
"You are supposed to hate the person who is wielding the sjambok. ... So it is difficult to hate the sjambok, instead of hating the person who is wielding ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"Gen. de Wet issued orders that any burgher found sleeping in a house should be fined or flogged with the sjambok. The commandos never slept on the same spot ..."

3. Men, Mines and Animals in South Africa by Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill (1897)
"Out we jumped, I with my revolver he with a formidable " sjambok " to slay the reptile. This snake made off into the bush with such celerity and such ..."

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