noun, plural an·kus, an·kus·es.
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Origin of ankus
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Example sentences from the Web for ankus
The ankus flew sparkling, and buried itself point down thirty yards away, between the trees.
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
I spoke to him, scratched his neck with the ankus, but he would not stop.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
If thou wilt give me the ankus to take away, it is good hunting.
Mowgli told him all his adventures from beginning to end, and Bagheera sniffed at the ankus between whiles.