Knobkerrie definition

nŏbkĕrē
A short club with one knobbed end, used as a weapon by warriors of certain South African peoples.
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A short club with a knobbed end, used by some South African tribes as a weapon.
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Alternative form of knobkerry.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
knobkerrie
Plural:
knobkerries

Origin of knobkerrie

  • Afrikaans knopkierie knop knob (from Middle Dutch cnoppe) kieri club (from Khoikhoi kirri stick)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition