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synonyms for knout

  • cane
  • bat
  • belt
  • birch
  • cat-o'-nine-tails
  • crop
  • goad
  • horsewhip
  • lash
  • prod
  • push
  • rawhide
  • rod
  • ruler
  • scourge
  • strap
  • switch
  • thong
  • bullwhip
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How to use knout in a sentence

It could not have been less severe than the knout of Russia, and we may well believe that slaves died beneath its blows.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
He gave himself up to justice, received the knout and was transported for life.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 15, NO. 87, MARCH, 1875VARIOUS
Knout and axe made their appearance in the penal code, flesh and blood cheapened in the market of civil life.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO
Tyranny, misery, and the knout are the chief ingredients of the savoury dish.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
If he is accused of having harboured a fugitive like me, and cannot give an account of me, the knout and Siberia will be his fate.
FRED MARKHAM IN RUSSIAW. H. G. KINGSTON
Anyway, if the president of the police does not take the matter in hand, we will administer the knout ourselves.
THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
At the least whisper of such a slander an inferior would receive the knout, an equal be shot.
THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
He said that one of his purposes in staying in town, was to 'knout' me every day—didn't he?
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
There had been no outlet for escape, and he could not go back the way he had come, for the mines and the knout awaited him.
LOST FACEJACK LONDON
More women and children objecting to their masters' pleasure—slavery, the knout, the branding iron, death by starvation and abuse.
VIKINGS OF THE PACIFICAGNES C. LAUT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KNOUT

  • bat
  • belt
  • birch
  • bullwhip
  • cane
  • cat-o'-nine-tails
  • crop
  • goad
  • horsewhip
  • knout
  • lash
  • prod
  • push
  • rawhide
  • rod
  • ruler
  • scourge
  • strap
  • switch
  • thong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.