sjambok

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sjam·bok

(shăm-bŏk′, -bŭk′) South African
n.
A heavy whip, usually made of animal hide.

[Afrikaans, from Malay cambuk, whip, from Hindi and Urdu cābuk, from Persian čābuk, horse whip, probably specialized use of čābuk, quick, swift, from Middle Persian čābuk, probably from Old Iranian *cāpukaka-, perhaps of imitative origin.]

sjambok

(ˈʃæmbʌk; in South Africa -bɒk)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a heavy whip of rhinoceros or hippopotamus hide
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a stiff synthetic version of this, used in crowd control
vb, -boks, -bokking or -bokked
(tr) to strike or beat with such a whip
[C19: from Afrikaans, from Malay samboq, chamboq, from Urdu chābuk]

sjambok


Past participle: sjambokked
Gerund: sjambokking

Imperative
sjambok
sjambok
Present
I sjambok
you sjambok
he/she/it sjamboks
we sjambok
you sjambok
they sjambok
Preterite
I sjambokked
you sjambokked
he/she/it sjambokked
we sjambokked
you sjambokked
they sjambokked
Present Continuous
I am sjambokking
you are sjambokking
he/she/it is sjambokking
we are sjambokking
you are sjambokking
they are sjambokking
Present Perfect
I have sjambokked
you have sjambokked
he/she/it has sjambokked
we have sjambokked
you have sjambokked
they have sjambokked
Past Continuous
I was sjambokking
you were sjambokking
he/she/it was sjambokking
we were sjambokking
you were sjambokking
they were sjambokking
Past Perfect
I had sjambokked
you had sjambokked
he/she/it had sjambokked
we had sjambokked
you had sjambokked
they had sjambokked
Future
I will sjambok
you will sjambok
he/she/it will sjambok
we will sjambok
you will sjambok
they will sjambok
Future Perfect
I will have sjambokked
you will have sjambokked
he/she/it will have sjambokked
we will have sjambokked
you will have sjambokked
they will have sjambokked
Future Continuous
I will be sjambokking
you will be sjambokking
he/she/it will be sjambokking
we will be sjambokking
you will be sjambokking
they will be sjambokking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sjambokking
you have been sjambokking
he/she/it has been sjambokking
we have been sjambokking
you have been sjambokking
they have been sjambokking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sjambokking
you will have been sjambokking
he/she/it will have been sjambokking
we will have been sjambokking
you will have been sjambokking
they will have been sjambokking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sjambokking
you had been sjambokking
he/she/it had been sjambokking
we had been sjambokking
you had been sjambokking
they had been sjambokking
Conditional
I would sjambok
you would sjambok
he/she/it would sjambok
we would sjambok
you would sjambok
they would sjambok
Past Conditional
I would have sjambokked
you would have sjambokked
he/she/it would have sjambokked
we would have sjambokked
you would have sjambokked
they would have sjambokked
References in periodicals archive ?
A nursing assistant dressed up in bulky clothes and used ash to alter her complexion, and participated in the sjambokking of nurses at the taxi rank.
For instance, in an episode which Alexander (1994:72-73) rightly terms "powerful", during which a young farmer, Dirk Sotheran, gains the upper hand by sjambokking his father who runs a brothel, or allows his daughters to run one, the excessive violence and cruelty in Dirk are prominent.
In a violently farcical denouement, the teacher submits to a sjambokking by a Boer (the only white to appear in the collection) whose blows were meant for Zani.