There's little doubt our politicians sorely underestimated the native force, armed with only hide shields, knobkerrie
clubs, assegais - long, throwing spears - and shorter, stabbing spears dubbed iklwa, a Zulu word which described the slurping noise as the weapon was pulled from a victim.
of Nangue, how did you meet life Knobkerrie
, elaborate how you Afrika met Knobkerrie
, explain your path-crossing with that of humans Knobkerrie
, who are you and from whom are you?
UNCLE (Slamming his knobkerrie
on the coffee table threateningly): AIWA
Black Girl lived in a primeval forest, carried a knobkerrie
(a wooden club with a knobbed end), and was highly sexualized with her nakedness and her pronounced womb.
His initiation into manhood is complete when one of the elders, Oom Dan, conveys his regret for what has befallen Lumkile by presenting him with his own knobkerrie
, which, the young man realises, symbolises 'the privilege to handle the manhood of a grown man' (p.
She grabbed the knobkerrie
and started hitting him.
He stood his ground and with his stick, a sort of light knobkerrie
, hit the bull hard on his nose.
A burglar must have broken in when my attention was diverted, I thought, reaching for my courage and the knobkerrie
that rests in the cupboard under the stairs.
He carries a rawhide shield for protection, a wooden shaft with a ball on the end known as a knobkerrie
, and a short stabbing spear called an assegai, all of which were extremely effective in close hand-to-hand combat.
A machete was found on his body and a knobkerrie
- a wooden staff with a rounded head - next to the bed.
Even after the dog's head has been struck by a knobkerrie
"[t]he crowd continues, without a sound, to pound the dead dog's body.
On the post-UDI version, the Zimbabwe bird and lion are in gold wire, the wreath, spear and knobkerrie
in silver wire.