Origin of ankus
Words nearby ankus
How to use ankus in a sentence
This time I had my ankus with me, so that in case he should run away again I could prick his neck and make him behave.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
If thou wilt give me the ankus to take away, it is good hunting.
On he came, amid a rising roar of approval, Speed in gorgeous robes perched on high, 295 ankus raised.The Maids of Paradise|Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
It was a three-foot ankus, or elephant-goad—something like a small boat-hook.
Close to the fire, and blazing in the sunshine, lay the ruby-and-turquoise ankus.