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Chabouk or Chabuk

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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.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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