He has a French cook, but he retains the kurbash; he puts up telephones, but he does not give up the bowstring.
But he was not permitted to finish, as Moto sprang up furious, with his kurbash (a hippopotamus-hide whip) in hand.
A bawling of voices, a snapping of the kurbash upon the flanks of the camels, and the caravan was once more under way.
He carried a kurbash, a cow-hide whip, which he twirled idly, even suggestively.
The use of the kurbash for such purposes, once common in Egypt, has been abolished by the British authorities.