chabouk

or cha·buk

[ chah-book ]
/ ˈtʃɑ bʊk /

noun

(in Asia, especially the East) a horsewhip, formerly often used for inflicting corporal punishment.

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Origin of chabouk

1805–15; <Urdu chābuk<Persian

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