sjambok definition by Webster's New World
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in South Africa, a whip traditionally made of rhinoceros or hippopotamus hide
Origin: Afrikaans ; from Malay cambuk, a large whip ; from Hindi cābuk
to strike or flog with a sjambok
sjambok definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A heavy whip, usually made of animal hide.transitive verb sjam·boked, sjam·bok·ing, sjam·boks
To hit or beat with a sjambok.
Origin: Afrikaans, from Malay cambuk, whip, from Hindi cābuk, from Persian chābuk, from Middle Persian.