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Chabouk

(See Chibouque , p. 245.)

Chabouk

or Chabuk. A long whip, or the application of whips and rods; a Persian and Chinese punishment. (Dubois.)

“Drag forward that fakir, and cut his robe into tatters on his back with your chabouks.” —Scott: The Surgeon's Daughter, c. xiv.

The criticism of the chabuk.
The application of whips or rods (Persian). (Dubois.)

“If that monarch did not give the chabuk to Feramorz, there would be an end to all legitimate government in Bucharia.” —T. Moore: Lalla Rookh.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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