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kurbash or kourbash
noun: A whip, especially one made of hippopotamus or rhinoceros hide.
verb tr.: To whip with a kurbash.
From Arabic kurbaj, from Turkish kırbaç. Earliest documented use: 1814.
“The officer was a lithe, dark woman marked by two ostrich plumes, and a leather kurbash hung on her left wrist.”
Clayton Emery; Star of Cursrah; Wizards of the Coast; 1999.
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