kurbash

or kour·bash

[ koor-bash ]

noun
  1. a whip with leather thongs, formerly used in Turkey, Egypt, etc.

verb (used with object)
  1. to whip with a kurbash.

Origin of kurbash

1
1805–15; <Arabic kurbāj ≪ Turkish kιrbaç whip

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