a short club with a knobbed end, used by some South African tribes as a weapon
Origin of knobkerrieAfrikaans knopkirie ; from Dutch knobbe, knob + Hottentot kirri, a club
A short club with one knobbed end, used as a weapon by warriors of certain South African peoples.
Origin of knobkerrieAfrikaans knopkierie : knop, knob (from Middle Dutch cnoppe) + kieri, club (from Khoikhoi kirri, stick).
- Alternative form of knobkerry.