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kurbash

or kour·bash

[ koor-bash ]
/ ˈkʊər bæʃ /
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noun
a whip with leather thongs, formerly used in Turkey, Egypt, etc.
verb (used with object)
to whip with a kurbash.
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Origin of kurbash

1805–15; <Arabic kurbāj ≪ Turkish kιrbaç whip
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