or kour·bash

[koo r-bash]


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

verb (used with object)

to whip with a kurbash.

Origin of kurbash

1805–15; < Arabic kurbājTurkish kιrbaç whip
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